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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: Nicola  J. Woods
Institution: University of Sussex
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Describing Discourse
Dissertation Director * of: Ethnolinguistic Vitality and Language Maintenance in Second-generation Migrants: a study of Albanian and Egyptian pupils in Athens
(Nikos Gogonas, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Adult Second Language Acquisition in Immigrant Communities: A study on Bengali-English in East London
(Sebastian Rasinger, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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