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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: Tara  Sanchez
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: LA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Anthropological Linguistics
Discipline of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Papiamento
Language Family(ies): Creole
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Penn Working Papers in Linguistics Vol 9:2
Courses Taught: Intro Linguistics
Intro Linguistic Anthropology
Intro Sociolinguistics
Language and Gender
Multilingualism and Language Contact
Roles of Language in Society
Field Methods
Dialects of American English
Pidginization and Creolization
Intro Phonetics
Language and the Media
Fundamentals of English Grammar
Intro Spanish
Intro Japanese
Dissertation Abstract: Constraints on Structural Borrowing in a Multilingual Contact Situation
Reviewer of: Analysing Sociolinguistic Variation (LL Issue 19.3818)
Academic Paper Abstract: A Dictionary of Sociolinguistics
Accountability in Morphological Borrowing: Analyzing a linguistic subsystem as a sociolinguistic variable

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