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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: Adam  Jaworski
Institution: Cardiff University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Silence Interdisciplinary Perspectives
 Discourse, Communication & Tourism
 The Discourse Reader
 Semiotic Landscapes
 The New Sociolinguistics Reader
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Metalanguage
Dissertation Director * of: The Persian System of Politeness and the Persian Folk Concept of Face, with Some Reference to EFL Teaching to Iranian Native Speakers
(Sofia Koutlaki, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Othering in Gossip: “You go out you have a laugh and you can pull yeah okay but like…”

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