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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: Leigh  Oakes
Institution: University of London
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language and National Identity. Comparing France and Sweden.
 Language, Citizenship and Identity in Quebec
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language, Citizenship and Identity in Quebec
 Language, Citizenship and Identity in Quebec
 Language and National Identity. Comparing France and Sweden.
Dissertation Director * of: Language Policy and Nation-building in Post-Apartheid South Africa
(Jon Orman, Author)

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