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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: Kingsley  Bolton
Institution: Stockholm University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Chinese Englishes
 Chinese Englishes
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Chinese Englishes
Academic Paper Abstract: English in Asia, Asian Englishes, and the issue of proficiency
A moving and mystifying target language?
From Beowulf to Bollywood
English in China today



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