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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: Philip  A Shaw
Institution: Stockholm University
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  World Englishes
 The Map and the Landscape
 The English Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  World Englishes
Dissertation Director * of: Spoken Lingua Franca English at a Swedish Technical University: An investigation of form and communicative effectiveness
(Beyza Björkman, Author)
Reviewer of: Sociolinguistics: Trudgill (2004) (LL Issue 15.3423)
Academic Paper Abstract: Spelling, accent and identity in computer-mediated communication

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