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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: The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics
Edited By: Malcolm Coulthard
Alison Johnson
URL: http://www.routledge.com/9780415463096
Series Title: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics
Description:

The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics provides a unique work of
reference to the leading ideas, debates, topics, approaches and
methodologies in Forensic Linguistics. It includes a comprehensive
introduction to the field written by the editors and a collection of
thirty-seven original chapters written by the world’s leading academics and
professionals, both established and up-and-coming, designed to equip a new
generation of students and researchers to carry out forensic linguistic
research and analysis.

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Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Forensic Linguistics
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ISBN-13: 9780415463096
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