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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: Christine  Mallinson
Institution: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
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Homepage: http://christinemallinson.com
State and/or Country: MD
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Understanding English Language Variation in U.S. Schools
 Data Collection in Sociolinguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Understanding English Language Variation in U.S. Schools
 Data Collection in Sociolinguistics
Dissertation Abstract: The Dynamic Construction of Race, Class, and Gender through Linguistic Practice among Women in a Black Appalachian Community
Academic Paper Abstract: Dialect accommodation in a bi-ethnic mountain enclave community: More evidence on the development of African American English
Karim Murji and John Solomos (eds.), Racialization: Studies in theory and practice
The Significance of Lexical Items in the Construction of Ethnolinguistic Identity: A case study of adolescent spoken and online language
Blacks and Bubbas: Stereotypes, ideology, and categorization processes in restaurant servers' discourse
Communities of Practice in Sociolinguistic Description: Analyzing language and identity practices among black women in Appalachia
Communicating about Communication: Multidisciplinary approaches to educating educators about language variation
African American English in Appalachia: Dialect accommodation and substrate influence



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