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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: Cecilia  E. Ford (IPA: sasilia ford)
Institution: University of Wisconsin Madison
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Homepage: http://mendota.english.wisc.edu/~ceford/
State and/or Country: WI
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications: 'Contingency and units in interaction'
in Discourse Studies (2004)
Sound Patterns in Interaction (Benjamins, 2004)
The Language of Turn and Sequence (Oxford, 2002)
Grammar in interaction: Adverbial clauses in American English conversations. (Cambridge, 1993)
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Language of Turn and Sequence
 Sound Patterns in Interaction
 Grammar in Interaction
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Sound Patterns in Interaction
 The Language of Turn and Sequence
Courses Taught: discourse analysis
language in use
gender and language
Dissertation Director * of: The Linguistic and Social Structure of Recommendations for Breast Cancer Treatment
(Felicia Roberts, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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