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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: Raymond  Mougeon
Institution: York University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Sociolinguistic Competence of Immersion Students
Dissertation Director * of: Variation morphosyntaxique et langue minoritaire: le cas du fran├žais ontarien
(Terry Nadasdi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Window on the Past, A Move Toward the Future: Sociolinguistic and formal perspectives on variation in Acadian French
(Philip Comeau, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Means to an End: Communication strategies in French immersion
(Stephanie Burdine, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Contact-induced linguistic innovations on the continuum of language use: The case of French in Ontario
The role of transfer in language variation and change: Evidence from contact varieties of French
Factors Driving Lexical Variation in L2 French: A variationist study of automobile, auto, voiture, char and machine

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