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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: Gerald  R. McMenamin
Institution: California State University, Fresno
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State and/or Country: CA
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Forensic Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications: Forensic Stylistics, Elsevier 1993
Forensic Linguistics, CRC Press, 2002
Announced on LINGUIST :  Perspectives in Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Perspectives in Linguistics
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics
Stylistics



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