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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: Raquel  Meister Ko Freitag
Institution: Universidade Federal de Sergipe
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.docente.ufs.br/rkofreitag
State and/or Country: Brazil   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
Language Family(ies): Latin Subgroup
Selected Publications: Brazilian Portuguese sociolinguistic databases and third wave studies: potentialities and limitations
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics, Phonology
Dissertation Abstract: Grammaticalization and Variation of Acho (que) and Parece (que) in Florianopolis's Speech
Reviewer of: Semantics/Typology: Hollebrandse et al (2005) (LL Issue 16.1544)
Data Collection in Sociolinguistics (LL Issue 25.1263)
Academic Paper Abstract: Bancos de dados sociolinguísticos do português brasileiro e os estudos de terceira onde: potencialidades e limitações
Aspecto inerente e passado imperfectivo no português: atuação dos princípios da persistência e da marcação
Perguntas na sala de aula: relações de poder, tópico discursivo e conhecimento

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