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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: Frederick  Erickson
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Ecology of Speaking and Listening in Everyday Life
 Talk and Social Theory
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Talk and Social Theory
Dissertation Director * of: Co-Constructing Literacy Spaces: Examining the talk of undergraduate composition students in classroom peer group interaction
(Stefan Frazier, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: "Can Anyone Say What is Reasonable?": Promoting, accommodating to, and resisting elite rhetorical inquiry in a high-school classroom
(John Clark, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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