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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: Mairi  Louise McLaughlin
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
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Homepage: http://www.mairimclaughlin.com
State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Syntactic Borrowing in Contemporary French
Courses Taught: History of French
History of Romance Languages
Translation Studies
French Sociolinguistics
Introduction to French Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: Acquisition as Becoming: An ethnographic study of multilingual style in 'la Petite Espagne'
(David Divita, Author)
Reviewer of: Handbook of Translation Studies, Volume I (LL Issue 22.2861)
Handbook of Translation Studies (Translation) (LL Issue 22.2987)
Academic Paper Abstract: When Written is Spoken: Dislocation and the Oral Code

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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