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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: Ingrid  Piller
Institution: Macquarie University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.languageonthemove.com/ingrid-piller
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Intercultural Communication; Multilingualism
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, and Gender
 Bilingual Couples Talk
 Intercultural Communication
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Bilingual Couples Talk
Dissertation Abstract: American Automobile Names
Dissertation Director * of: Development and Maintenance of Minority Language Literacy in Japanese/English Bilingual Children in Australia
(Kaya Oriyama, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Silence in Japanese-Australian Classroom Interaction: Perceptions and performance
(Ikuko Nakane, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Language Policy and Planning for The 2008 Beijing Olympics: An investigation of the discursive construction of an Olympic city and a global population
(Jie Zhang, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Language desire: A critical ethnography of Japanese women learning English in Australia
(Kimie Takahashi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Negotiating Identity: Discourses of migration and belonging
(Emily Farrell, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Ideologies of English Teaching and Learning in Taiwan
(Jackie Chang, Author)
Reviewer of: Review: Kouritzin, Face[t]s of First Language Loss (LL Issue 10.1346)
Kecskes Review (LL Issue 11.1985)
Applied Ling/ESL: Braine (2005) (LL Issue 16.3452)
Academic Paper Abstract: Patrick Stevenson & John Theobald (eds.), Relocating Germanness: Discursive disunity in unified Germany.
Neoliberalism as language policy

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