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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: Seyda  Deniz Tarim
Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara
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State and/or Country: US
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): Turkish
Selected Publications: First Language Article:
Using directives to construct egalitarian or hierarchical social organization:Turkish middle-class preschool girls' socialization about gender, affect, and context in peer conversations

Book review: Jane Sunderland, Language and Gender: An Advanced Resource Book. London: Routledge, 2006, xxiv + 359 pp
Reviewer of: The Handbook of Language and Globalization (LL Issue 23.4374)

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