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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: James M.  Wilce
Institution: Northern Arizona University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Eloquence in Trouble: The Poetics and Politics Of Complaint in Rural Bangladesh
 Language and Emotion
Academic Paper Abstract: Scientizing Bangladeshi psychiatry: Parallelism, enregisterment, and the cure for a magic complex



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