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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: Mario  Saraceni
Institution: University of Portsmouth
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Homepage: http://www.port.ac.uk/departments/academic/slas/aboutus/ourstaff/title
State and/or Country: NA
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Ling & Literature
Selected Publications: Saraceni, M. (2003) The Language of Comics. London: Routledge
Rubdy, R. and M. Saraceni (2006, forthcoming) (eds.) English in the World: Global Rules, Global Roles. London: Continuum
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Language of Comics
 The Language of Comics
 English in the World
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Language of Comics
Reviewer of: Corpus Linguistics/Computational Linguistics: Scott & Thompson (2001) (LL Issue 13.230)
Applied Ling: Montgomery et al. (2000) (LL Issue 13.2996)
Academic Paper Abstract: English as a lingua franca: between form and function



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