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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: Gail  Stygall
Institution: University of Washington
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Homepage: http://faculty.washington.edu/stygall
State and/or Country: WA
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Forensic Linguistics
Selected Publications: Discourse Studies and Composition. Ed. with Ellen Barton. Hampton Press, 2002.
Trial Language. John Benjamins, 1994.
"A Different Class of Witnesses: Experts in the Courtroom." Discourse Studies 3.3 (2001): 327-49.
"Textual Barriers to Immigration." In Language and Legal Process. Ed. Janet Cotterill. London: Palgrave, 2002. 35-53.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Trial Language. Differential Discourse Processing and Discursive Formation
Courses Taught: Discourse Analysis
Legal Discourse
Nature of Language
Language Policy
Introduction to Language Study
Dissertation Director * of: Lahu Writing and Writing Lahu: An inquiry into the value of literacy
(Judith Pine, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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