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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: Alexander  Onysko
Institution: Universität Innsbruck
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State and/or Country: Austria   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Specialty: Language Contact
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Anglicisms in German
 Cognitive Perspectives on Word Formation
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Anglicisms in German
Reviewer of: Socioling/Applied Ling: Gardt & Hüppauf (2004) (LL Issue 15.2771)
Multilingualism/Discourse: House & Rehbein (2004) (LL Issue 16.1675)
Default Semantics (LL Issue 18.324)
Academic Paper Abstract: Exploring discourse on globalizing English

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