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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: Lukas  D. Tsitsipis
Institution: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Linguistic Anthropology of Praxis and Language Shift: Arvantika (Albanian) and Greek in Contact
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Linguistic Anthropology of Praxis and Language Shift: Arvantika (Albanian) and Greek in Contact
Academic Paper Abstract: Languages in a Globalising World
Gabrielle Hogan-Brun and Stefan Wolff (eds.), Minority Languages in Europe: Frameworks, status, prospects



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