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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  Olukayode Omole
Institution: University of Abuja
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://uniabuja.edu.ng
State and/or Country: federal capital territory
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Grammar and Teaching of Writing in the Nigerian PostSecondary Institutions,National Literature and Nigeria's Language Dilemma,Code Switching in Soyinka'S The Interpretaers,Linguistic Experimentation In African Literature
Courses Taught: Semantics,Grammar,MorphoSyntax,Writing Skills,Stylistics,Intro to Linguistics,Sociolinguistics

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