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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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Dissertation Title [H] Author Date Posted Asc/Desc
Hungarian Inflectional Morphology: A descriptive study Anna Fenyvesi 01-Aug-2001
Handling Lexicalised Phrases for Natural Language Processing Janne Lindberg 06-Sep-2001
Head Categories and Grammatical Case in Finnish Diane C. Nelson 07-Sep-2001
Harmony, Dominance and Control Eric J. Baković 13-Sep-2001
Hedges in the Medical Intake Interview: Discourse task, gender and role Michelina P. Bonanno 17-Sep-2001
Het Verkleinwoord Verklaard. Een Morfosemantische Studie over Diminutieven in het Nederlands Peter S. Bakema 25-Sep-2001
Hirnphysiologische Korrelate prosodischer Satzverarbeitung bei gesprochener und geschriebener Sprache. [Neurophysiological Correlates of Prosodic Sentence Processing in Spoken and Written Language.] Karsten Steinhauer 02-Nov-2002
Hikmat-namah of Ibrahim ibn-i Bali (Study-Text-Dictionary-Index) Mustafa Altun 30-Apr-2003
Humour, Language and Narrative: Towards a discourse analysis of literary comedy Isabel Ermida 10-Sep-2003
Hyper-Text-Linguistik Oliver Huber 07-Jan-2004
Hybrid Disambiguation in Natural Language Analysis Sven Hartrumpf 31-Aug-2004
Hacker Writers: A study of the literacy practices of selected writers in a computer science research laboratory Scott J. Baxter 29-Apr-2005
Hybrid Models for Chinese Unknown Word Resolution Xiaofei Lu 05-Aug-2006
How we learn to talk about events: Linguistic and conceptual constraints on verb learning Ann Bunger 07-Sep-2006
Hybrid Identity Construction: A Case Study of a Sufi Immigrant Omaima M. Ayoub 23-Apr-2007
Hispanismos en Napolitano Juan Antonio Thomas 23-May-2007
How is the bilingual dictionary possible? Eugene Rivelis 09-Jan-2008
Historical Conflict in Present-Day Interaction: Discursive social action and decision-making for the future of the Chehalis River Watershed Petra Scott Shenk 05-Jan-2009
How L2 Legal Writers Use Strategies for Scholarly Writing: A mixed methods study Donna Patricia Bain Butler 18-May-2010
Heritage, History and Identity: Complexity in language maintenance within multigenerational families W F Chiang 07-Dec-2011
Hemispheric Dominance and Language Proficiency Levels in the Four Macro Skills of the Western Mindanao State University College Students Julieta Balbin Tendero 16-Feb-2012
Home and Away: Blogging emotions in a Persian virtual dowreh Samad Zare 15-Mar-2012
Heritage Language Socialization Practices in Secular Yiddish Educational Contexts: The creation of a metalinguistic community Netta Avineri 30-Jun-2012