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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: Abdeslam  Jamai
Institution: Taiba University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Saudi Arabia   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Specialty: Non-indigenous & Immigration Studies
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
Selected Publications: Language use and maintenance among the Moroccan Minority in Britain. Salford University (2008)

Language Use and Maintenance of Non-indigenous Minorities:
The British-Moroccan Minority.
Lincom GmbH (2010).
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Use and Maintenance of Non-indigenous Minorities: The British-Moroccan Minority
Dissertation Abstract: Language Use and Maintenance among the Moroccan Minority in Britain

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