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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: Juan Camilo  Conde-Silvestre
Institution: Universidad de Murcia
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State and/or Country: US
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Sociolinguistica historica (Madrid: Gredos, 2007)
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Handbook of Historical Sociolinguistics
 The Handbook of Historical Sociolinguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Handbook of Historical Sociolinguistics
Courses Taught: History of the English Language

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