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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: Jan  Blommaert
Institution: Tilburg University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Ideological Debates
 Handbook of Pragmatics: Manual & Annual Supplement
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Discourse
 Discourse and Human Rights Violations
 Grassroots Literacy
 The Sociolinguistics of Globalization
 Ethnographic Fieldwork
 Ethnography, Superdiversity and Linguistic Landscapes
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Handbook of Pragmatics
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Discourse
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 The Sociolinguistics of Globalization
 Ethnographic Fieldwork
Academic Paper Abstract: Symposium: (Dis)ordered processes of globalization: Policing and voicing language identities



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