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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: Jannis  K. Androutsopoulos
Institution: Universit├Ąt Hamburg
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
German
Greek, Modern
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Discourse Constructions of Youth Identities
 Orthography as Social Action
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Discourse Constructions of Youth Identities
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics; Multilingualism; Computer-mediated Communication; Language and Power
Dissertation Director * of: Crossing the Lexicon: Anglicisms in the German Hip Hop Community
(Matthew Garley, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Globalization and Localization of Rap Music by the Example of American and German Rap Texts
(Solveig Luedtke, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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