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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: Suzanne  Romaine
Institution: University of Oxford
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~romaine
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Communicating Gender
 Vanishing Voices: The Extinction of the World's Languages
 Creole Genesis, Attitudes and Discourse
 Language in Society: An Introduction to Sociolinguistics
 Bilingualism: Second Edition
 Tok Pisin Texts
 Language in Australia
 Socio-Historical Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Tok Pisin Texts
 Language in Society: An Introduction to Sociolinguistics
 Communicating Gender
Dissertation Director * of: Modelling Variation in Singapore English
(Jakob Leimgruber, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Camoflaged Borrowing: 'FOLK-etymological nativization' in the service of PURISTIC language engineering
(Ghil'ad Zuckermann, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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