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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: Ralph  W. Fasold
Institution: Georgetown University
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State and/or Country: DC
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  An Introduction to Language and Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: The Politics of Language in Quebec: Language Policy and Language Ideologies in a Pluriethnic Society
(Astrid Alkistis Fleischer, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Language, Gender, and Power in Fraternity Men's Discourse
(Scott Kiesling, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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