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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: Diana  Eades
Institution: University of New England
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Description, History and Development
 Courtroom Talk and Neocolonial Control
 Sociolinguistics and the Legal Process
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Courtroom Talk and Neocolonial Control
 Sociolinguistics and the Legal Process
Academic Paper Abstract: Chris Barker & Dariusz Galasinski, Cultural Studies and Discourse Analysis: A dialogue on language and identity . London: Sage, 2001. Pp. viii, 192. Pb.
The social consequences of language ideologies in courtroom cross-examination



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