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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: Liwei  Gao
Institution: Defense Language Institute
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: CA
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Chinese Internet Language
Reviewer of: Sociolinguistics: Wardhaugh (2002) (LL Issue 13.357)
Language and the Internet (LL Issue 18.777)
Review: Sociolinguistics: Danet & Herring (2007) (LL Issue 19.861)



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