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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: Helen  Kelly-Holmes
Institution: University of Limerick
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  European Television Discourse in Transition
 Minority Language Broadcasting
 Language Discourse and Borders in the Yugoslav Successor States
 Advertising as Multilingual Communication
 Advertising as Multilingual Communication
 Multilingualism and the Periphery
 Thematising Multilingualism in the Media
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language Discourse and Borders in the Yugoslav Successor States
Dissertation Director * of: The Interaction of Language Policy, Minority Languages and New Media - A Study of the Facebook Translations Application
(Aoife Lenihan, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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