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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: Ogone  John Obiero
Institution: Bondo University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Kenya   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 1.
AUTHOR(S): Nordhoff, Sebastian
TITLE: The Genesis of Sri Lanka Malay
SUBTITLE: A Case of Extreme Language Contact

EDITOR(S): Marlo, Michael R.; Adams, Nikki B.; Green, Christopher; Morrison, Michelle; Purvis, Tristan Michael
TITLE: Selected Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics
SUBTITLE: African Languages in Context.

EDITOR(S): Bayley, Robert; Cameron, Richard; Lucas, Ceil
TITLE: The Oxford Handbook of Sociolinguistics
SERIES: Oxford Handbooks
YEAR: 2013

EDITOR(S): Bhatia, Tej K.; Ritchie, William C.
TITLE: The Handbook of Bilingualism and Multilingualism, 2nd Edition
SERIES: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
YEAR: 2012

AUTHOR(S): Gomez, Pascual Cantos
TITLE: Statistical Methods in Language and Linguistic Research
YEAR: 2013

AUTHOR(S): Olthuis, Marja-Liisa; Kivelä, Suvi; Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove Anita
TITLE: Revitalising Indigenous Languages
SUBTITLE: How to Recreate a Lost Generation
Courses Taught: Linguistics

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