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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: Joseph  T. Farquharson
Institution: Universit├Ąt Bielefeld
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Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/jtfarquharson/
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Specialty: Historical Linguistics, Etymology, Lexicography, Creolistics
Subject Language(s): Creole English, Trinidadian
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Variation in the Caribbean
Courses Taught: Introduction to Language and Linguistics
Introduction to Morphology and Syntax
Fundamentals of Communication
Advanced Communication
Writing Workshop I
Writing Workshop II
Oral Communication
Business Communication
Caribbean Language - Socio-Historical Background
Change and Development of the English Language
Dissertation Abstract: The African Lexis in Jamaican: Its linguistic and sociohistorical significance
Reviewer of: Historical Ling/Socioling/Semitic Ling: Zuckermann (2003) (LL Issue 16.1399)

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