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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: Carol  Marie Myers-Scotton
Institution: Michigan State University, USA
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Homepage: http://myers-scotton.com
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Codes and Consequences: Choosing Linguistic Variety
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 Multiple Voices
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Multiple Voices
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Dissertation Director * of: A Sociopragmatic Approach to the Use of Meta-Discourse Features in Effective Non-Native and Native speaker Composition Writing
(Eunita Ochola, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: A response to MacSwan (2005): Keeping the Matrix Language
Michael Clyne, Dynamics of Language Contact: English and Immigrant Languages
Invited Response to Davies and Bentahila

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