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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: Shehdeh  Ismail Fareh
Institution: University of Sharjah
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Homepage: http://www.sharjah.ac.ae
State and/or Country: Sharjah
United Arab Emirates   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Courses Taught: Linguistics, language teaching, translation, language acquisition, syntax, historical linguistics, language disorders, Error Analysis, Contrastive analysis, Discourse analysis etc.

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