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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: Phong  Xuan Nguyen
Institution: National Institute of Foreign Affairs
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Homepage: http://www.traduguide.com/tr/2262.htm
State and/or Country: NA
Viet Nam   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Courses Taught: Bachelor at Hanoi Foreign Trade University / Translation Sectionn
Post-university degree at National Institute for Fofeign Affairs / Translation Section
Continuing education at www.dialogin.com and www.itim.org

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