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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: Ricardo  Otheguy
Institution: City University of New York
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Signal, Meaning, and Message
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Signal, Meaning, and Message
Dissertation Director * of: Metaphors in Hugo Chávez's Political Discourse: Conceptualizing nation, revolution, and opposition
(Marco Aponte, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: On the Same Floor: A sociolinguistic study of a two-way bilingual program
(Joyce Blanchette, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Concurrent models and cross-linguistic analogies in the study of prepositional stranding in French in Canada
Social class and gender impacting change in bilingual settings: Spanish subject pronoun use in New York

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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