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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: Regina  Weinert
Institution: University of Sheffield
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Spontaneous Spoken Language: Syntax and Discourse
 Spoken Language Pragmatics
 Spontaneous Spoken Language
 Spoken Language Pragmatics
Dissertation Director * of: The Perception and Production of German Monophthongs by British Learners of German
(Robert May, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Presentational/Existential Structures in Spoken versus Written German: Es Gibt and SEIN

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