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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: Barbara  Trudell
Institution: SIL International, Africa region
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State and/or Country: US
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

2007. Local community perspectives and language of education in sub-Saharan African communities. International Journal of Educational Development 27.

2008. (with Sinfree Makoni) African perspectives on linguistic diversity: Implications for language policy and education. In Kleifgen and Bond (eds), The Languages of Africa and the Diaspora: Educating for Language Awareness. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters Ltd.

2008. Practice in search of a paradigm: Language rights, linguistic citizenship and minority language communities in Senegal. Current Issues in Language Planning (forthcoming)
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