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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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Title: Language in Theory
Subtitle: A Resource Book for Students
Written By: Peter Stockwell
Mark Robson
Series Title: Routledge English Language Introductions
Description:

Language in Theory is a comprehensive introduction to the conceptual
frameworks which underpin the study of language. It approaches theories of
language through themes such as gender, race, creativity and cognition,
allowing students to investigate language theory in practice, and provides
classic readings by key names including Cixous, Derrida, Foucault and Lakoff.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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ISBN: 0415320496
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Pages: 256
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