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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: Irina  Alexandrovna Olkova
Institution: North Kazakhstan State University named after M.Kozybaev
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State and/or Country: Kazakhstan   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Psycholinguistics
Semantics
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 1.Proposition as a cognitive model of English and Russian evaluation adjectives' semantics
2. Ways to study cognitve semantics of language units
3. The differentiation criteria of the categories of expressiveness and evaluation in Lingustics
Courses Taught: Psycholinguistics
Methods of Linguistic Research



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