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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: Thomas  T Field
Institution: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
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Homepage: http://research.umbc.edu/~tfield
State and/or Country: MD
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Gascon
Languedocien
Language Family(ies): Romance
Courses Taught: Textual analysis; Sociolinguistics and dialectology; Intercultural pragmatics



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