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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: Barbara  Johnstone
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
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Homepage: http://english.cmu.edu/people/faculty/homepages/johnstone/default.html
State and/or Country: PA
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Selected Publications: please see my homepage
Announced on LINGUIST :  Discourse Analysis
 Rhetoric in Detail
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Discourse Analysis
Courses Taught: please see my homepage
Dissertation Director * of: Rhetoric and Reflexivity in Chomskyan and Cognitive Linguistics
(Chris Werry, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Ethnic Identity and Language Use By Women In The Immigrant Malaysian-Bengali Community
(Dipika Mukherjee, Author)
Reviewer of: Sociolinguistics: Solan (1993) (LL Issue 4.1028)
Academic Paper Abstract: Editor's Note
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