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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: A.  R. Fatihi (IPA: fatihi:)
Institution: Aligarh Muslim University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: NA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Anthropological Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Language of Advertising
Subject Language(s): Urdu
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
Selected Publications: 1.Language of Advertising and TV Commercials
2. Negativity in the Language of Political Advertising
3. Aspects of Arabic Phonology
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics
Applied Linguistics
Communication Studies

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