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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: Deborah  Tannen
Institution: Georgetown University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.georgetown.edu/faculty/tannend/
State and/or Country: DC
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  He Said, She Said: Gender, Language, & Communication.
 The Handbook of Discourse Analysis
 Conversational Style
 Family Talk
 Talking Voices
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Handbook of Discourse Analysis
 The Handbook of Discourse Analysis
 Conversational Style
Dissertation Director * of: Language, Gender, and Power in Fraternity Men's Discourse
(Scott Kiesling, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: German and American Conversational Styles: A focus on narrative and agonistic discussion as sources of stereotypes
(Carolyn Straehle, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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