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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: Shawn  Rachel Warner-Garcia
Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara
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Homepage: uweb.ucsb.edu/warnergarcia
State and/or Country: CA
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Sociocultural Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Review of 'What We Remember: The Construction of Memory in Military Discourse' by Mariana Achugar. Language



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