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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: Francis  M. Hult
Institution: University of Texas at San Antonio
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Homepage: http://faculty.coehd.utsa.edu/fhult/index.html
State and/or Country: TX
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Swedish
Selected Publications: Handbook of Educational Linguistics
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Handbook of Educational Linguistics
 Directions and Prospects for Educational Linguistics
 Educational Linguistics in Practice
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Handbook of Educational Linguistics
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics & Education
Bilingualism & Second Language Acquisition
Pedagogical Grammar
Research Methods in Bilingual and Second Language Studies
Dissertation Abstract: Multilingual Language Policy and English Language Teaching in Sweden



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