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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: Patrick  Stevenson
Institution: University of Southampton
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Announced on LINGUIST :  Language and German Disunity
 Language Ideologies, Policies and Practices
 Variation im Deutschen (Variation in German)
 Discourses on Language and Integration
 Language, Discourse and Identity in Central Europe
 Language and Social Change in Central Europe
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Variation im Deutschen (Variation in German)
 Language and German Disunity
 Language Ideologies, Policies and Practices
Dissertation Director * of: The Dynamics of Language Obsolescence in a Divided Speech Community. The Case of the German Wischau/Vyškov Enclave (Czech Republic)
(Filippo Nereo, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Language, Migration, and Spaces of Representation

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