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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Catherine  E. Travis
Institution: University of New Mexico
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Homepage: http://www.unm.edu/~spanish/sp/travis/travis.htm
State and/or Country: NM
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Discourse Markers in Colombian Spanish
 Introducción a la Lingüística Hispánica
Dissertation Director * of: Variation and Change in Spanish Future Temporal Expression
(Roger Blench, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Discourse Markers in Colombian Spanish
Academic Paper Abstract: Genre effects on subject expression in Spanish: Priming in narrative conversation

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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