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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: James  Milroy
Institution: University of Sheffield
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Authority in Language
Dissertation Director * of: Viking Pronouns in England: Charting the course of THEY, THEIR, and THEM
(Elise Morse-Gagne, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Comparative Strategies for Managing Linguistics Repertoires: Examining situational code choice among adolescent speakers in a micro-community in Austria
(Desiree Baron, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Lodge, R. Anthony, A Sociolinguistic History of Parisian French. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004, xi + 290 pp. 0 521 82179 7

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