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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: David  Crystal
Institution: University of Wales, Bangor
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Death
 The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (Second Edition)
 English As a Global Language
 Language and the Internet
 A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics
 The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language
 English as a Global Language
 A Glossary of Netspeak and Textspeak
 Language Revolution
 Language and the Internet
 Words, Words, Words
 Txtng
 Just A Phrase I'm Going Through
 The Future of Language
 Txtng
 The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language
 From International to Local English - And Back Again
 Internet Linguistics
 Begat
 Assessing Grammar
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language Revolution
 Language and the Internet
 Language and the Internet
 The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (Second Edition)
 English as a Global Language
 A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics
 The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language
 Assessing Grammar
 Internet Linguistics
 Begat
Academic Paper Abstract: Two thousand million?



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