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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: Janet  Holmes
Institution: Victoria University of Wellington
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Introduction to Sociolinguistics 2nd Edition
 The Handbook of Language and Gender
 Language Matters
 Gendered Talk at Work
 Femininity, Feminism and Gendered Discourse
 Research Methods in Sociolinguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Gendered Talk at Work
 Language Matters
Dissertation Director * of: Leadership as Social Practice: The discursive construction of leadership and team identity in a New Zealand rugby team
(Nick Wilson, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Linguistic Negotiations of Sexual Agency in Sexuality Education
(Brian King, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Contact is not enough: A response to Trudgill

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