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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: J.  Cesar Felix-Brasdefer
Institution: Indiana University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.indiana.edu/~spanport/people/felix.shtml
State and/or Country: IN
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Politeness in Mexico and the United States
 Pragmatic Variation in First and Second Language Contexts
Courses Taught: Interlanguage Pragmatics
Conversation Analysis
Research Methodology
Dissertation Director * of: Focalizing ser ('to be') in Colombian Spanish
(Dunia Mendez Vallejo, Author)
Reviewer of: Sociolinguistics/Pragmatics: Mills (2003) (LL Issue 15.262)
Pragmatics/Socioling: Márquez Reiter & Placencia (2005) (LL Issue 17.118)
Learning how to request in an instructed language learning context (LL Issue 20.1942)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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