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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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FYI: Christopher Brumfit Ph.D./Ed.D. Thesis Award Winners 2011


Author: Melissa Good

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

FYI Body: The Editor and Board of Language Teaching are pleased to announce that there were two tied winners of the 2011 Christopher Brumfit thesis award: Dr. Cecilia Guanfang Zhao and Dr Catherine van Beuningen. Both theses were selected by an external panel of judges based on their significance to the field of second language acquisition, second or foreign language learning and teaching, originality and creativity and quality of presentation.

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