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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: Pam  Peters
Institution: Macquarie University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: www.ling.mq.edu.au
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Specialty: variation in English
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Cambridge Guide to English Usage (2004)
Cambridge Australian English Style Guide (1995)
Announced on LINGUIST :  New Frontiers of Corpus Research.
 The Cambridge Guide to English Usage
 Comparative Studies in Australian and New Zealand English
 Selected Proceedings of the 2008 HCSNet Workshop on Designing the Australian National Corpus
Courses Taught: Varieties of English
Corpus linguistics
International editing

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