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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: Fatma  Ali Ish-Shihri
Institution: Princess Noura University in Riyadh
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State and/or Country: Saudi Arabia   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Linguistics and Translation
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
Courses Taught: Translation, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary Building
Dissertation Abstract: A Textuality Based Model for the Quality Assessment of Hadith Translations

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