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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: Amelia  Tseng
Institution: Georgetown University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: DC
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Anthropological Linguistics
Specialty: Latino English(es), integrated methodology
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 2013 Forthcoming. Book note: Fredric Field. (2011). Bilingualism in the USA:
The case of the Chicano-Latino community. Language in Society.

2012 In preparation. Abriendo radio closings: DJ identity performance, audience affiliation,
and commercial appeal on a bilingual Arizona radio show.

2012 Book note: Monica Macauley. (2011). Surviving linguistics: a guide for graduate students. Language in Society, 41(4).

2011 DJ stances, station goals: Performing identity on a bilingual Arizona radio show. Texas Linguistics Forum (TLF), 54.

2007 El paisaje lingüístico de Phoenix, AZ: una investigación preliminar (“The linguistic
landscape of Phoenix, AZ: a preliminary investigation”). Proceedings of the University of Arizona Seventeenth Annual Symposium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature, Language, and Culture: 2007. 11-28.
Courses Taught: LING 001 Introduction to Language
SPA 111 Accelerated Spanish
Reviewer of: Areal Features of the Anglophone World (LL Issue 24.3127)
Academic Paper Abstract: Bilingualism in the USA: The case of the Chicano-Latino community. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2011.

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