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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: Memoria  C James
Institution: Arkansas State University
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State and/or Country: AR
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Italian
Portuguese
Spanish
Selected Publications: James-Aguilar, M. (2004). Promoting a sense of belonging among Latino college students. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.

Koike, D. & James, M. (in press). El análisis de la conversación: Una metodología y herramienta lingüística.

PRESENTATIONS
James, M. (April, 2007). Without a 'face': Face and Politeness in Spanish and English Chatroom Interactions. Paper presented at the meeting of the First International Conference on Spanish and Portuguese Dialogue Studies/El Coloquio Internacional de Estudios de Diálogo en español y portugués, Austin, TX.
Courses Taught: Undergraduate Spanish language courses
Reviewer of: Linguistic Variation and Change (LL Issue 22.3980)



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