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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: Aipu  Zhang
Institution: Nanjing Xiaozhuang College
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Jiangsu
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): German
Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan
Selected Publications: 1.the value of valence grammar;
2. movement & competence
3. on English strectched verb constructions
4.the syntactic feature of compounds ending with 'hua'and its translation
5.on adjunct verbs of English
6.the reason for which 'hu'cannot be ruled out
7. linguistic quality of English teachers
8.on the complements in valence grammar
9. on nominal bivalent English adjectives
Courses Taught: English linguistics, English, translation,literary readings

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