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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: Wim  Vandenbussche
Institution: Vrije University Brussels
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://homepages.vub.ac.be/~wvdbussc/
State and/or Country: NA
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Selected Publications: Cf. my homepage
Announced on LINGUIST :  Germanic Standardizations
 Germanic Language Histories 'from Below' (1700-2000)
 Language and History, Linguistics and Historiography
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Germanic Language Histories 'from Below' (1700-2000)
 Germanic Standardizations
 Language and History, Linguistics and Historiography
Reviewer of: Socioling/Lang Policy: Schjerve (2003) (LL Issue 16.1244)

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