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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: Edgar W.  W. Schneider
Institution: Universit├Ąt Regensburg
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Focus on the USA
 Englishes Around the World II: Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Australasia
 Englishes Around the World I. General Studies: British Isles, North America
 A Handbook of Varieties of English
 Postcolonial English
 Varieties of English
 Varieties of English
 The Lesser-Known Varieties of English
 English Around the World
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Handbook of Varieties of English
 English Around the World
 Postcolonial English
 Varieties of English
Dissertation Director * of: Preposition Pied Piping and Stranding in British and Kenyan English: An experimental- and corpus-based construction grammar analysis
(Thomas Hoffmann, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Accommodation versus identity? A response to Trudgill

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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