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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: Michael  Lee Zukosky
Institution: Eastern Washington University
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State and/or Country: WA
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Philosophy of Language
Sociolinguistics
Translation
Anthropological Linguistics
Specialty: Discourse & Narrative Analysis
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Selected Publications: 2008. 'A Semantic Shift from Socialist Land Reform to Neoliberal Pastoral Development in China.' Studies in Language and Capitalism. 3/4: 93-111.

2009. 'Review: The Sociolinguistics of Identity.' Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 19(1): 150-152.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology; Sociolinguistics



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