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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: Fabienne  H. Baider
Institution: University of Cyprus
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State and/or Country: Cyprus   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Specialty: sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): French
Selected Publications: Books:
Tourism and communication
Homme galant, femme facile
Cultural imprints, linguistic borrowings
Announced on LINGUIST :  Intersexion
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics
Cross-cultural communication
Reviewer of: Interactions et interculturalité: variété des corpus et des approaches (LL Issue 23.5125)

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