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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: Alexandra  Georgakopoulou
Institution: King's College London
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Narative Performances: A Study of Modern Greek Storytelling
 Discourse Constructions of Youth Identities
 Discourse Analysis
 Small Stories, Interaction and Identities
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Discourse Constructions of Youth Identities
 Small Stories, Interaction and Identities
Dissertation Director * of: Constructing Play Frames and Social Identities: The case of a linguistically and culturally mixed peer group in an Athenian primary school
(Vally Lytra, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Styling Men and Masculinities: Interactional and identity aspects at work

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