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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: Koenraad  Kuiper
Institution: University of Canterbury
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Homepage: http://www.lacl.canterbury.ac.nz/people/ling_people/kuiper.shtml
State and/or Country: New Zealand   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications: Smooth Talkers
Introduction to English Language
New Zealand English
Announced on LINGUIST :  New Zealand English
 Yearbook of Phraseology 2010
 Teaching Linguistics
 Theories of Syntax
 An Introduction to English Language
Courses Taught: Intro to Generative Syntax;
The Phrasal Lexicon
Language and Society
Dissertation Director * of: Language Choice, Code-switching and Language Shift in Antakya, Turkey
(Joan Smith/Kocamahhul, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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