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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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The Handbook of Language Contact
(Reviewer: Olivia Sammons) - - Raymond Hickey (25-Nov-2013)

The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics
(Reviewer: Benjamin Schmeiser) - - José Ignacio Hualde, Antxon Olarrea, Erin O'Rourke (30-Jul-2013)

Language Teaching Research and Language Pedagogy
(Reviewer: Qin Wang) - - Rod Ellis (25-Jul-2013)

The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders
(Reviewer: Chris Plant) - - Jack S Damico, Nicole Müller, Martin J. Ball (27-Jun-2013)

The Handbook of Bilingualism and Multilingualism, 2nd Edition
(Reviewer: Gabriel V Guadalupe) - - Tej K. Bhatia, William C. Ritchie (18-Jun-2013)

Introduction to Pragmatics
(Reviewer: Catharine M Welch) - - Betty J. Birner (12-Jun-2013)

The Handbook of Conversation Analysis
(Reviewer: Beatrice Szczepek Reed) - - Jack Sidnell, Tanya Stivers (05-Jun-2013)

El bilingismo en el mundo hispanohablante
(Reviewer: Clara Burgo) - - Silvina A Montrul (04-Jun-2013)

The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism
(Reviewer: Ivan Lombardi) - - François Grosjean, Ping Li (29-May-2013)

The Sounds of Language : An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology
(Reviewer: Avizia Long) - - Elizabeth C. Zsiga (25-May-2013)

The Handbook of Phonetic Sciences, 2nd Edition
(Reviewer: Chiara Meluzzi) - - William J Hardcastle, John Laver, Fiona E Gibbon (19-May-2013)

The Handbook of Historical Sociolinguistics
(Reviewer: Chiara Meluzzi) - - Juan Manuel Hernández-Campoy, Juan Camilo Conde-Silvestre (26-Jan-2013)

A Companion to the History of the English Language
(Reviewer: Corey J. Zwikstra) - - Haruko Momma, Michael Matto (20-Jan-2013)

Intercultural Communication : A Discourse Approach
(Reviewer: Kristen E Michelson) - - Ronald Scollon, Suzanne Wong Scollon, Rodney H. Jones (21-Nov-2012)

The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication
(Reviewer: Laura Michele Callahan) - - Christina Bratt Paulston, Scott Fabius Kiesling, Elizabeth S. Rangel (17-Nov-2012)

Vowels and Consonants : 3rd Edition
(Reviewer: Seetha Jayaraman) - - Peter Ladefoged, Sandra Ferrari Disner (31-Oct-2012)

The Handbook of Language and Globalization
(Reviewer: Seyda Deniz Tarim) - - Nikolas Coupland (18-Oct-2012)

Language and Gender: A Reader, 2nd Edition : A Reader
(Reviewer: Stephen L. Mann) - - Jennifer Coates, Pia Pichler (27-Aug-2012)

Syntactic Analysis : The Basics
(Reviewer: Lorie Heggie) - - Nicholas Sobin (27-Aug-2012)

The Handbook of Hispanic Sociolinguistics
(Reviewer: Whitney Chappell) - - Manuel Díaz-Campos (04-Aug-2012)

Research Methods in Child Language : A Practical Guide
(Reviewer: Katherine Messenger) - - Erika Hoff (02-Jul-2012)

Task-Based Language Learning
(Reviewer: Ayman A Mohamed) - - Peter Robinson (26-Jun-2012)

Non-Transformational Syntax : Formal and Explicit Models of Grammar
(Reviewer: Yusuke Kubota) - - Robert D. Borsley, Kersti Börjars (30-May-2012)

Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition : A Practical Guide
(Reviewer: Pamela Mary Wesely) - - Alison Mackey, Susan M. Gass (19-May-2012)

Variationist Sociolinguistics : Change, Observation, Interpretation
(Reviewer: Elizabeth Latimer) - - Sali A Tagliamonte (16-May-2012)

Linguistic Nativism and the Poverty of the Stimulus
(Reviewer: Nick Moore) - - Alexander Clark, Shalom Lappin (04-Mar-2012)

The Handbook of Language Contact
(Reviewer: Hugo Canelas Cardoso) - - Raymond Hickey (06-Jan-2012)

What is Morphology? : Second Edition
(Reviewer: Phaedra Royle) - - Mark Aronoff, Kirsten Fudeman (25-Jun-2011)

Fundamentals of Psycholinguistics
(Reviewer: Katherine Messenger) - - Eva M. Fernández, Helen Smith Cairns (15-Jun-2011)

Discovering Speech, Words, and Mind
(Reviewer: Katya Pertsova) - - Dani Byrd, Toben Mintz (02-Feb-2011)

Phonetic Analysis of Speech Corpora
(Reviewer: Olga Dmitrieva) - - Jonathan Harrington (27-Jan-2011)

An Introduction to Sociolinguistics : Sixth Edition
(Reviewer: Dalia Magana) - - Ronald Wardhaugh (19-Dec-2010)

Language as a Complex Adaptive System
(Reviewer: Julie Bruch) - - Nick C. Ellis, Diane Larsen-Freeman (07-Dec-2010)

Talk in Action : Interactions, Identities, and Institutions
(Reviewer: Beatrice Szczepek Reed) - - John Heritage, Steven Clayman (18-Nov-2010)

Discursive Practice in Language Learning and Teaching
(Reviewer: Anne Marie Devlin) - - Richard F Young (16-Oct-2010)

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics
(Reviewer: Alicia Pousada) - - Bernard Spolsky, Francis M. Hult (09-Sep-2010)

The Handbook of Phonetic Sciences : Second Edition
(Reviewer: Whitney Chappell) - - William J Hardcastle, John Laver, Fiona E Gibbon (08-Aug-2010)

Language in Cognition : Uncovering Mental Structures and the Rules Behind Them
(Reviewer: Michael Shelton) - - Cedric Boeckx (23-Jul-2010)

Phonetics : Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception
(Reviewer: Marie Ploquin) - - Henning Reetz, Allard Jongman (07-Jun-2010)

The Handbook of World Englishes
(Reviewer: Joel Hartse) - - Braj B. Kachru, Yamuna Kachru, Cecil L. Nelson (12-Dec-2009)

Introductory Phonology
(Reviewer: Gisela Collischonn) - - Bruce Hayes (06-Dec-2009)

Dying Words : Endangered Languages and What They Have to Tell Us
(Reviewer: Daniel William Hieber) - - Nicholas Evans (03-Aug-2009)

The Handbook of the History of English
(Reviewer: Fredrik Heinat) - - Ans Van Kemenade, Bettelou Los (06-Mar-2008)

The Handbook of English Linguistics
(Reviewer: Michael D Moss) - - Bas Aarts, April McMahon (29-Jan-2008)

The Blackwell Companion to Syntax, Volumes I-V
(Reviewer: Fredrik Heinat) - - Martin Everaert, Henk van Riemsdijk, Rob Goedemans, Bart Hollerbrandse (06-Dec-2007)

An Introduction to Japanese Linguistics : Second Edition
(Reviewer: Peter Backhaus) - - Natsuko Tsujimura (05-Apr-2007)

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics
(Reviewer: Michael Lessard-Clouston) - - Alan Davies, Catherine Elder (24-Mar-2007)

English Words : A Linguistic Introduction
(Reviewer: Marion Schöner) - - Heidi Harley (15-Mar-2007)

The Handbook of the History of English
(Reviewer: Marc Pierce) - - Ans Van Kemenade, Bettelou Los (14-Mar-2007)

The Handbook of English Linguistics
(Reviewer: Andrew McIntyre) - - Bas Aarts, April McMahon (02-Feb-2007)

American Identities
(Reviewer: Ashley Williams) - - Lois Rudnick, Judith Smith, Rachel Lee Rubin (01-Feb-2007)

Clinical Sociolinguistics
(Reviewer: Michael Dean) - - Martin J. Ball (01-Feb-2007)

Syntax : A Generative Introduction, Second Edition
(Reviewer: Lara Reglero) - - Andrew Carnie (25-Jan-2007)

The Learning Brain : Lessons for Education
(Reviewer: Alona Soschen) - - Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Uta Frith (20-Jan-2007)

Gendered Talk at Work : Constructing Gender Identity Through Workplace Discourse
(Reviewer: Tünde Bajzát) - - Janet Holmes (18-Jan-2007)

The Blackwell Companion to Syntax, Volumes I-V
(Reviewer: Ahmad R. Lotfi) - - Martin Everaert, Henk van Riemsdijk, Rob Goedemans, Bart Hollerbrandse (29-Oct-2006)

The Wittgenstein Reader : Second Edition
(Reviewer: Hendrik Feddes) - - Anthony Kenny (13-Sep-2006)

Wittgenstein and the Possibility of Discourse
(Reviewer: Kara A. McBride) - - D.Z. Phillips, Rush Rhees (22-Aug-2006)

An Introduction to Sociolinguistics : Fifth Edition
(Reviewer: Brian Chan) - - Ronald Wardhaugh (11-May-2006)

The Big Typescript: TS 213 : German-English Scholars' Edition
(Reviewer: Chaoqun Xie) - - Ludwig Wittgenstein, C. Grant Luckhardt, Maximilian A.E. Aue (11-May-2006)

Reading Philosophy of Language : Selected Texts with Interactive Commentary
(Reviewer: Magda Dumitru) - - Jennifer Hornsby, Guy Longworth (16-Mar-2006)

Thinking Syntactically : A Guide to Argumentation and Analysis
(Reviewer: Ferid Chekili) - - Liliane Haegeman (21-Feb-2006)

An Introduction to Language Policy : Theory and Method
(Reviewer: Dafna Yitzhaki) - - Thomas Ricento (13-Feb-2006)

American Voices : How Dialects Differ from Coast to Coast
(Reviewer: John M. Levis) - - Walt Wolfram, Ben Ward (02-Feb-2006)

Applied English Phonology
(Reviewer: Dinha Tobiya Gorgis) - - Mehmet Yavaş (19-Dec-2005)

Foundations of Intensional Semantics
(Reviewer: Igor Yanovich) - - Chris Fox, Shalom Lappin (19-Dec-2005)

American English : Dialects and Variation, Second Edition
(Reviewer: Cynthia McCollie-Lewis) - - Walt Wolfram, Natalie Schilling-Estes (08-Dec-2005)

Multiple Voices : An Introduction to Bilingualism
(Reviewer: Shiv R Upadhyay) - - Carol Marie Myers-Scotton (07-Dec-2005)

An Introduction to French Pronunciation : Revised Edition
(Reviewer: Emanuel A. da Silva) - - Glanville Price (28-Nov-2005)

Vowels and Consonants : An Introduction to the Sounds of Languages
(Reviewer: Leah R. Paltiel-Gedalyovich) - - Peter Ladefoged (13-Sep-2005)

The Proper Treatment of Events
(Reviewer: Magda Dumitru) - - Michiel van Lambalgen, Fritz Hamm (19-Aug-2005)

Indo-European Language and Culture : An Introduction
(Reviewer: Donald Reindl) - - Benjamin W. Forston (18-Jul-2005)

Intercultural Discourse and Communication : The Essential Readings
(Reviewer: Laura Michele Callahan) - - Scott Fabius Kiesling, Christina Bratt Paulston (16-Jul-2005)

Talk and Social Theory : Ecologies of Speaking and Listening in Everyday Life
(Reviewer: Susan Fiksdal) - - Frederick Erickson (14-Jul-2005)

What is Morphology?
(Reviewer: Jonathan White) - - Mark Aronoff, Kirsten Fudeman (23-Jun-2005)

Dynamic Syntax : The Flow of Language Understanding
(Reviewer: Simon Musgrave) - - Dov M Gabbay, Ruth Kempson, Wilfried Meyer-Viol (31-May-2005)

Words and Phrases: Corpus Studies of Lexical Semantics
(Reviewer: Mayumi Masuko) - - Michael Stubbs (30-May-2005)

Multilingualism in the English-speaking World : Pedigree of Nations
(Reviewer: Jens Maier) - - Viv Edwards (16-May-2005)

Language Revolution
(Reviewer: Federico Gobbo) - - David Crystal (10-May-2005)

Writing Systems : A Linguistic Approach
(Reviewer: Galen Brokaw) - - Henry Rogers (27-Apr-2005)

The Handbook of Language Variation and Change
(Reviewer: Alexander Yu. Rusakov) - - J. K. Chambers, Peter Trudgill, Natalie Schilling-Estes (10-Mar-2005)

The Grammar of Raising and Control : A Course in Syntactic Argumentation
(Reviewer: Aroldo Leal de Andrade) - - William D. Davies, Stanley Dubinsky (16-Feb-2005)

A Comprehensive French Grammar
(Reviewer: Ioanna Sitaridou) - - Glanville Price (17-Nov-2004)

Forensic Linguistics : An Introduction to Language in the Justice System
(Reviewer: Judith P. Dick) - - John Gibbons (17-Nov-2004)

The Ethnography of Communication : An Introduction
(Reviewer: Terese Thonus) - - Muriel Saville-Troike (24-Aug-2004)

Dynamic Syntax : The Flow of Language Understanding
(Reviewer: Haitao Liu) - - Dov M Gabbay, Ruth Kempson, Wilfried Meyer-Viol (21-Jul-2004)

Minimalist Syntax
(Reviewer: Justin Michael Fitzpatrick) - - Randall Hendrick (19-Jun-2004)

Formal Semantics : The Essential Readings
(Reviewer: Judith Tonhauser) - - Paul H Portner, Barbara H. Partee (08-Jun-2004)

Understanding English Grammar : A Linguistic Approach - Second Edition
(Reviewer: Roman Karczewski) - - Ronald Wardhaugh (07-Jun-2004)

Linguistics in Britain : Personal Histories
(Reviewer: Fiona Carolyn Marshall) - - Keith Brown, Vivien Law (14-May-2004)

Handbook of Applied Linguistics
(Reviewer: Lorenzo Zanasi) - - Alan Davies, Catherine Elder (11-May-2004)

First Language Acquisition : The Essential Readings
(Reviewer: Susanna Bartsch) - - Barbara C. Lust, Claire Foley (10-May-2004)

Indefinites and the Type of Sets
(Reviewer: Asya Pereltsvaig) - - Fred Landman (17-Apr-2004)

Pronunciation of English : A Course Book, Second Edition
(Reviewer: Mark VanDam) - - Charles W Kreidler (17-Apr-2004)

Phonetic Data Analysis : An Introduction to Fieldwork and Instrumental Techniques
(Reviewer: Peter Unseth) - - Peter Ladefoged (10-Mar-2004)

Optimality Theory in Phonology : A Reader
(Reviewer: Andrew D. Carstairs-McCarthy) - - John J. McCarthy (27-Jan-2004)

Word Order and Scrambling
(Reviewer: Mohammad Rasekh Mahand) - - Simin Karimi (25-Jan-2004)

Sociolinguistics : Method and Interpretation
(Reviewer: Marcial Terrádez Gurrea) - - Lesley Milroy, Matthew K Gordon (20-Nov-2003)

Derivation and Explanation in the Minimalist Program
(Reviewer: Kleanthes K. Grohmann) - - Samuel David Epstein, T. Daniel Seely (19-Nov-2003)

The Handbook of Historical Linguistics
(Reviewer: Marc L. Greenberg) - - Brian D Joseph, Richard D Janda (17-Oct-2003)

Anaphora : A Reference Guide
(Reviewer: Miguel Rodríguez-Mondoñedo) - - Andrew Barss (04-Sep-2003)

An Introduction to Contact Linguistics
(Reviewer: Éva Forintos) - - Donald Winford (12-Aug-2003)

Semantics : Second Edition
(Reviewer: Carrie A. Ankerstein) - - John Ibrahim Saeed (12-Aug-2003)

The German Language : A Linguistic Introduction
(Reviewer: Suin Shin) - - Jean Boase-Beier, Ken Lodge (24-Jul-2003)

Thoughts and Utterances : The Pragmatics of Explicit Communication
(Reviewer: Gloria Cappelli) - - Robyn Carston (15-Jul-2003)

A Spanish Grammar Workbook
(Reviewer: Terri Greenslade) - - Esther Santamaria Iglesias (07-Jul-2003)

Men Talk : Stories in the Making of Masculinities
(Reviewer: Anna Kristina Hultgren) - - Jennifer Coates (19-Jun-2003)

Programming for Linguists : Perl for Language Researchers
(Reviewer: Hans Paulussen) - - Michael Hammond (18-Jun-2003)

Sociolinguistics : The Essential Readings
(Reviewer: Laura Loder Büchel) - - Christina Bratt Paulston, G. Richard Tucker (07-Jun-2003)

Programming for Linguists : Perl for Language Researchers
(Reviewer: Anne Mahoney) - - Michael Hammond (29-May-2003)

A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics : Fifth Edition
(Reviewer: Carrie A. Ankerstein) - - David Crystal (21-May-2003)

Sociolinguistic Theory : Linguistic Variation and Its Social Significance
(Reviewer: Margaret J-M Sonmez) - - J. K. Chambers (01-May-2003)

Words in the Mind : An Introduction to the Mental Lexicon,Third Edition
(Reviewer: Phaedra Royle) - - Jean Aitchison (01-May-2003)

The Making of Literate Societies
(Reviewer: Terrence M. Potter) - - David R. Olson, Nancy Torrance (21-Mar-2003)

The Handbook of Language Variation and Change
(Reviewer: Gerard Van Herk) - - J. K. Chambers, Peter Trudgill, Natalie Schilling-Estes (07-Feb-2003)

Meaning and Argument : An Introduction to Logic through Language - Revised Edition
(Reviewer: Alice G. Ter Meulen) - - Ernest Lepore (10-Dec-2002)

Words of the World : The Global Language System
(Reviewer: Prisca Augustyn) - - Abram de Swaan (10-Dec-2002)

The Development of African American English
(Reviewer: David Cassels Johnson) - - Erik R. Thomas, Walt Wolfram (17-Sep-2002)

Jersey Norman French
(Reviewer: Claus D. Pusch) - - Mari C. Jones (12-Aug-2002)

Philosophy and the Neurosciences : A Reader
(Reviewer: Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen) - - William Bechtel, Pete Mandik, Jennifer Mundale, Robert Stufflebeam (09-Jul-2002)

Syntax: A Generative Introduction
(Reviewer: Alexandra Galani) - - Andrew Carnie (19-Jun-2002)

Professional Communication in International Settings
(Reviewer: David Deterding) - - Yuling Pan, Ronald Scollon, Suzanne Wong Scollon (21-May-2002)

Language, Bananas and Bonobos
(Reviewer: Feargal Murphy) - - Neil Smith (01-Apr-2002)

African American English in the Diaspora
(Reviewer: William Stone) - - Shana Poplack, Sali A Tagliamonte (26-Mar-2002)

Discourse Analysis
(Reviewer: Kerstin Fischer) - - Barbara Johnstone (18-Mar-2002)

Phonological Theory: The Essential Readings
(Reviewer: Tania Avgustinova) - - John A. Goldsmith (27-Feb-2002)

The Handbook of Discourse Analysis
(Reviewer: Harry Klomp) - - Heidi E Hamilton, Deborah Tannen, Deborah Schiffrin (23-Feb-2002)

Language Development: The Essential Readings
(Reviewer: Tabea Becker) - - Elizabeth Bates, Michael Tomasello (12-Feb-2002)

An Introduction to Sociolinguistics, Fourth Edition
(Reviewer: Liwei Gao) - - Ronald Wardhaugh (10-Feb-2002)

The Handbook of Discourse Analysis
(Reviewer: Suzhen Zhuang) - - Heidi E Hamilton, Deborah Tannen, Deborah Schiffrin (20-Nov-2001)

One Mind, Two Languages : Bilingual Language Processing
(Reviewer: Ming-Wei Lee) - - Janet Nicol (28-Jun-2001)

An Encyclopedia of the Languages of Europe
(Reviewer: Robert McColl Millar) - - Glanville Price (19-Jun-2001)

Intercultural Communication : A Discourse Approach - Second Edition
(Reviewer: Radu Daniliuc) - - Suzanne Wong Scollon, Ronald Scollon (13-May-2001)

English Grammar
(Reviewer: Sorin Daniliuc) - - Jacqueline Guéron, Liliane Haegeman (25-Oct-1999)

The Development of Language: Acquisition, Change And Evolution
(Reviewer: Ron Bonham) - - David W Lightfoot (26-Jun-1999)

Western Linguistics: An Historical Introduction
(Reviewer: Radu Daniliuc) - - Pieter A. M. Seuren (21-May-1999)