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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: Clive  Upton
Institution: University of Leeds
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Handbook of Varieties of English
 An Atlas of English Dialects
 Varieties of English
 Analysing 21st Century British English
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Handbook of Varieties of English
Dissertation Director * of: Black Country English and Black Country Identity
(Esther Asprey, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Englishes in a multilingual South Africa

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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