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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: Sali  A Tagliamonte
Institution: University of Toronto
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  African American English in the Diaspora
 Analysing Sociolinguistic Variation
 Variationist Sociolinguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  African American English in the Diaspora
 Analysing Sociolinguistic Variation
 Variationist Sociolinguistics
Dissertation Director * of: Like: Syntax and Development
(Alexandra D'Arcy, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: No taming the vernacular! Insights from the relatives in northern Britain
New perspectives on an ol' variable: (t,d) in British
No momentary fancy! The zero 'complementizer' in English dialects
How'd you get that accent?: Acquiring a second dialect of the same language
So Different and Pretty Cool! Recycling intensifiers in Toronto, Canada
Prestige, accommodation, and the legacy of relative 'who'
Models, forests, and trees of York English: Was/were variation as a case study for statistical practice
Asymmetrical trajectories: The past and present of –body/–one
Grammaticalization at an early stage: future be going to in conservative British dialects
Frequency and variation in the community grammar: Tracking a new change through the generations
Social work and linguistic systems: Marking possession in Canadian English

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