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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: Rebecca  Rubin Damari (IPA: ɹəbɛkə ɹubɪn dɑmɑɹi)
Institution: Georgetown University
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State and/or Country: DC
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Selected Publications: Intertextual stancetaking and the local negotiation of cultural identities by a binational couple
Courses Taught: Cross-Cultural Communication, Introduction to Linguistics, Phonetics and Phonology
Reviewer of: Prosody in Interaction (LL Issue 23.1717)
Academic Paper Abstract: Multilingualism at work: From policies to practices in public, medical and business settings. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2010.

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