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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: Milton  Azevedo (IPA: [a.ze.'ve.du])
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: CA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Translation
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): English
Portuguese
Spanish
Selected Publications: Introducción a la lingüística española, 2nd ed. Prentice-Hall, 2005.
Portuguese. A linguistic introduction. Cambridge UP, 2005
Vozes em Branco e Preto. A representação literária da fala não-padrão. University of São Paulo Press, 2003.
'Considerations on Literary Dialect in Spanish and Portuguese.' Hispania 85:3 (2002), 505-514
'Implicaciones pedagógicas de la variación lingüística en literatura.' Hispania 87:3 (2004), 464-475
'O vernáculo na fala dos escravos em Rei Negro, de Coelho Neto.' Tradições Portuguesas / Portuguese Traditions: In Honor of Claude L. Hulet. Edited by Francisco Cota Fagundes and Irene Maria F. Blayer. San Jose, California: Portuguese Heritage Publications of California, 2007, 433-447
'An Alien Rumble: Language Simulation in Two Novels by Arturo Pérez Reverte.' Hispania 90: 3 (2007), 453-461
'Shadows of a Literary Dialect: For Whom the Bell Tolls in Five Romance Languages.' The Hemingway Review, 20:1 (Fall 2000), 30-48
'Addio, Adieu, Adiós: A Farewell to Arms in Three Romance Languages.' The Hemingway Review, 25:1 (Fall 2005), 22-42
'Translation Strategies: The Fifth Column in French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.' The Hemingway Review (Fall 2007),
Announced on LINGUIST :  Portuguese
Courses Taught: -Literary linguistics: applications of linguistics to literary texts.
-Language and style
-Variation in Spanish
- Language and society in Spanish speaking countries
- Issues of multilingualism
Dissertation Director * of: Spanish/English Codeswitching in Fiction: A grammatical and discourse function analysis
(Laura Callahan, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Acquisition as Becoming: An ethnographic study of multilingual style in 'la Petite Espagne'
(David Divita, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Social Distribution of Uruguayan Portuguese in a Bilingual Border Town
(Ana Carvalho, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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