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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: Alice  F. Freed
Institution: Montclair State University
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State and/or Country: NJ
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Specialty: Language and gender; Discourse analysis of conversational English
Selected Publications: 2003 'Epilogue: Reflections on Language and Gender Research.' In The Handbook on Language and Gender. Janet Homes and Miriam Meyerhoff, (Eds.)
Oxford: Blackwell Publishers. Pp. 699-721.

1996 Rethinking Language and Gender Research: Theory and Practice (Edited with Victoria Bergvall and Janet Bing). [Real Language Series.] London:
Longman. (303 pp.). 1996.

1979 The Semantics of English Aspectual Complementation. Synthese Language Library: Volume 8. D. Reidel Publishing Co.: Dordrecht, Holland. (172 pp.) 1979.
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Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics
Discourse Analysis
Language and gender
Language and culture

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