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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: Christina  Bratt Paulston
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Minorities in Multilingual Settings
 The Early Days of Sociolinguistics: Memories and Reflections
 Sociolinguistics
 Intercultural Discourse and Communication
 The Early Days of Sociolinguistics: Memories and Reflections
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Early Days of Sociolinguistics: Memories and Reflections
 Intercultural Discourse and Communication
 Sociolinguistics
Dissertation Director * of: Crosslinguistic Influence in Second Language Acquisition and in Creole Genesis
(Patrick-André Mather, Author)

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