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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: Fernando F.  Ramallo
Institution: Universidade de Vigo
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Homepage: http://uvigo.academia.edu/fernandoramallo
State and/or Country: Spain   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications: Sociolinguistic Studies
Announced on LINGUIST :  Discourse and Enterprise
 Bilingualism and Education
 New Perspectives on Endangered Languages
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Bilingualism and Education
 New Perspectives on Endangered Languages
Courses Taught: Introduction to Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Discourse Analysis
Academic Paper Abstract: Language as a Diacritical in Terms of Cultural and Resistance Identities in Galicia
Competing ideologies of linguistic authority amongst new speakers in contemporary Galicia



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