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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: John  Edwards
Institution: St. Francis Xavier University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language in Canada
 Language Diversity in the Classroom
 Language and Identity
 Minority Languages and Group Identity
 Language in Canada
 Minority Languages and Group Identity
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language in Canada
Academic Paper Abstract: Publications Received (Through 1 December 2005)
Contemporary Scottish and Irish Studies in Language and Society
A language for all the world

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