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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: Roger  W. Shuy
Institution: Georgetown University
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Homepage: http://explore.georgetown.edu/people/shuyr/?PageTemplateID=129
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Battles in Trademark Disputes
 Creating Language Crimes
 Linguistics In The Courtroom
 Fighting Over Words
 The Language of Defamation Cases
 The Language of Perjury Cases
 The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases
 The Language of Murder Cases
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Linguistics In The Courtroom
 Creating Language Crimes
Dissertation Director * of: Hedges in the Medical Intake Interview: Discourse task, gender and role
(Michelina Bonanno, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Language, Gender, and Power: Analysis of theme and topic management in Arabic conversational discourse
(Ibrahim Haji-Hassan, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Language, Gender, and Power in Fraternity Men's Discourse
(Scott Kiesling, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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