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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: Susan  C. Herring
Institution: Indiana University Bloomington
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.slis.indiana.edu/faculty/herring/
State and/or Country: IN
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Specialty: Computer-Mediated Communication
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Textual Parameters in Older Languages
 Computer-Mediated Communication. Linguistic, Social And Cross-Cultural Perspectives
 The Multilingual Internet
 Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communication
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Multilingual Internet
 Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communication

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