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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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Full Title: 1st Southern Englishes Workshop

Short Title: SEW
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Start Date: 08-Mar-2014 - 08-Mar-2014
Contact: Sandra Jansen
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: https://sites.google.com/site/sewbrighton/
Meeting Description: Following the success of the Northern Englishes Workshop series, this conference lays the focus on any aspect of English in the linguistic south of the United Kingdom. Topics covered may include, but are not limited to, dialectology, sociolinguistics, dialect in literature, discourse analysis, historical linguistics, language contact with English, and any other area of interest to English in the south.

We are pleased to announce two plenary speakers:

Jenny Cheshire (Queen Mary, University of London)
Laura Wright (University of Cambridge)
Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 24.4394

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