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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: Karen  Englander
Institution: Universidad Autonoma de Baja California
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State and/or Country: California
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Revision of Scientific Manuscripts by Non-native Speakers in Response to Journal Editors' Criticism of Language; Transformation of Identity in Revision of Scientific Texts; Power and Prejudice as Consequential Factors in Qualitative Research - an Autoethnography
Courses Taught: Discourse Analysis; Methodology of Teaching English as a Foreign Language;
Scientific Writing in English;
Analysis and Production of Texs; Second Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics and Psycholingistics; Critical Pedagogy

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