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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: Martin  Wolff
Institution: Xinyang Agricultural College
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: China   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Courses Taught: Business English, Legal English, Marketing, Human Resources Management,
English Conversation ESL
Academic Paper Abstract: China and Chinese, or Chingland and Chinglish?
Is EFL a Modern Trojan Horse?
China EFL: Teaching with movies
China EFL: Holistic English
China's English mystery – the views of a China ‘foreign expert’



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