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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: Peter  Stockwell
Institution: University of Nottingham
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Sociolinguistics, Second Edition
 Cognitive Poetics
 Language in Theory
 The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics
 Language and Linguistics
 Contemporary Stylistics
 The Language and Literature Reader
 Introducing English Language
 Contemporary Stylistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Contemporary Stylistics
 The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics
 Language in Theory
 Cognitive Poetics
 Sociolinguistics, Second Edition

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