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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: Ruth  Wodak
Institution: Lancaster University
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State and/or Country: Austria   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Discourse and Discrimination: Rhetorics of Racism and Anti-Semitism
 Communicating Gender in Context
 Critical Discourse Analysis
 Re/reading the past
 A New Agenda in (Critical) Discourse Analysis
 Handbook of Communication in the Public Sphere
 The Discursive Construction of National Identity
 Handbook of Communication in the Public Sphere
 Discourse and Socio-political Transformations in Contemporary China
 Analysing Fascist Discourse
 English Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Discursive Construction of National Identity
 Critical Discourse Analysis
 Analysing Fascist Discourse
Dissertation Director * of: Language and Discrimination: A study of gender and discourse in workplaces in Kenya
(Felicia Yieke, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: News on the Web in Arabic and English: A discourse analysis of CNN's websites
(Mekki Elbadri, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Governance of Education: A corpus-based critical discourse analysis of UK education policy texts 1972-2005
(Jane Mulderrig, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Language, power and identity
The Interplay of Language Ideologies and Contextual Cues in Multilingual Interactions: Language Choice and Code-Switching in European Union Institutions

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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