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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: Manfred  Görlach
Institution: Universität zu Köln
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Homepage: http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/englisch/goerlach/
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Even More Englishes
 An Annotated Bibliography of Nineteenth-Century Grammars of English
 English World-Wide 1980-1999
 More Englishes. New Studies in Varieties of English 1988-1994
 Still More Englishes
 English in Europe
 Dictionary of European Anglicisms
 An Annotated Bibliography of European Anglicisms
 English Words Abroad
 Text Types and the History of English
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  English Words Abroad
 Dictionary of European Anglicisms
 Still More Englishes
 Text Types and the History of English
 An Annotated Bibliography of European Anglicisms
 English in Europe

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