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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: Clive  Roy Forrester (IPA: klaiv fɔɹɪstə)
Institution: University of the West Indies at Mona
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State and/or Country: Jamaica   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Forensic Linguistics
Selected Publications: Ethical Issues of Negotiation: An Exploratory Study of Deception, Code Switching and Negotiation Tactics in the Jamaican COntext. (2007). In Cowell, Noel et. al. (eds) Ethical Perspective for Carribean Business. Kingston: Arawak Publications.
Courses Taught: Discourse Analysis
Language of Negotiation
Introduction to Jamaican Creole

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