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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: Graeme  Davis
Institution: University of Buckingham
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Homepage: http://www.graemedavis.com
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Specialty: History of English; Old and Middle English and cognate languages; English lexicography and dialectology.
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: Publications set out at http://www.graemedavis.com

Editor 'Buckingham Journal of Language and Linguistics'.

Series editor 'Contemporary Studies in Descriptive Linguistics' (Peter Lang).

Series editor 'Studies in Historical Linguistics' (Peter Lang).
Announced on LINGUIST :  Comparative Syntax of Old English and Old Icelandic
 Dictionary of Surrey English
 University of Basrah Studies in English
Courses Taught: Exploring the English Language; Professional Communication Skills for Business; The Arts Past and Present; English in the World.
Reviewer of: Review: Historical LInguistics: Lenker & Meurman-Solin (2007) (LL Issue 19.862)
New-Dialect Formation in Canada (LL Issue 19.3647)

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