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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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Mentor/Supervisor Needed

Date Submitted: 04-Aug-2011
From: Betsy Melliger
Subject: Mentor/Supervisor Needed
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Institution/Organization: Teacher Training College, Fribourg, Switzerland

Notice: I am a student in an applied linguistics Masters course. My project is to analyse two newspaper texts using Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL), Critical Discouse and Corpus Analysis. I am looking for a mentor/supervisor to discuss the frameworks with me. I am willing to pay for this service. I am also on Skype.