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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: Scott  Fabius Kiesling
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.pitt.edu/~kiesling/skpage.html
State and/or Country: PA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Intercultural Discourse and Communication
 Linguistic Variation and Change
 The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Intercultural Discourse and Communication
 Linguistic Variation and Change
 The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication
Dissertation Abstract: Language, Gender, and Power in Fraternity Men's Discourse
Dissertation Director * of: Postvocalic /r/ in New Orleans: Language, place and commodification
(Christina Schoux Casey, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Language Acquisition by Japanese Speakers: Explaining the why, how and when of adult learners' segmental success
(Jenifer Larson-Hall, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Homosocial Desire in Men's Talk: Balancing and re-creating cultural discourses of masculinity
Schneider, Edgar W., Kate Burridge, Bernd Kortmann, Rajend Mesthrie, & Clive Upton (eds.), A handbook of varieties of English: A multimedia reference tool



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