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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: Peter  Garrett
Institution: Cardiff University
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Homepage: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/encap/staff/garrett.html
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Specialty: Attitudes to Language and Communication
Selected Publications: Books.

Attitudes to Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN 9780521759175 (pbk) and 9780521766043 (hbk).

Investigating Language Attitudes. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2003. ISBN 0708318037 (co-authored with Nik Coupland and Angie Williams).

Approaches to Media Discourse. Oxford: Blackwell, 1998. ISBN 0631198881 (pbk) 0631198873 (hbk)(co-edited with Allan Bell).

Language Awareness in the Classroom. London: Longman, 1992. ISBN 0582067375 (co-edited with Carl James).
Announced on LINGUIST :  Approaches to Media Discourse
 Attitudes to Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Attitudes to Language
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics
Persuasive Communication
Communication Research Methods

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