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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: Gunnel  Tottie
Institution: Universit├Ąt Z├╝rich
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State and/or Country: CA
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Negation in English Speech and Writing
An Introduction to American English
Announced on LINGUIST :  An Introduction to American English
 Introduction to American English
Dissertation Director * of: The Interface of Power and Politeness in Disagreements: An analysis of three speech situations
(Miriam Locher, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Gabriella Mazzon, A History of English Negation. London: Pearson Longman, 2004. Pp. xv + 176. ISBN 0 582 38185 1

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