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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: Stephen  Barbour
Institution: University of East Anglia
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Homepage: http://www.uea.ac.uk/~r005/Dr_Stephen_Barbour.htm
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): German
Selected Publications: 1990 (with P Stevenson) Variation in German. A Critical Approach to German Sociolinguistics. Cambridge University Press (pp. 308).

1998 (with P Stevenson) Variation im Deutschen. Soziolinguistische Perspektiven (New edition in German of Variation in German). Berlin: de Gruyter (pp.354)

2000 (Editor, with Cathie Carmichael) Language and Nationalism in Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (pp. 319). Contributors: A Judge, C Mar-Molinero, L Vikør, R Howell, C Ruzza, B Törnquist-Plewa, C Carmichael, P Trudgill
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language and Nationalism in Europe
 Language and Nationalism in Europe
 Variation im Deutschen (Variation in German)
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language and Nationalism in Europe
 Variation im Deutschen (Variation in German)

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