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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: Penelope  Eckert
Institution: Stanford University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.stanford.edu/~eckert/
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language and Gender
 Style and Sociolinguistic Variation
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Style and Sociolinguistic Variation
 Language and Gender
Dissertation Director * of: The Pragmatics of Conditional Marking: Implicature, scalarity, and exclusivity
(Scott Schwenter, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Syntactic Variation and Linguistic Competence: The case of AAVE copula absence
(Emily Bender, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Ethnicity and Phonetic Variation in a San Francisco Neighborhood
(Lauren Hall-Lew, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Second Style Acquisition: The linguistic socialization of newly orthodox Jews
(Sarah Benor, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Linguistic Change and Stabilization in the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood
(Suzanne Wagner, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Learning Style and Identity: A sociolinguistic analysis of a Bolton High School
(Emma Moore, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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