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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: Hugo  Armando Vanegas (IPA: hugo)
Institution: Goldsmiths, University of London
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: ELT Methodology
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 1.Humanistic Task-based Language Learning. National Association of Teachers of English and Community Languages in Britain (NATECLA) Birmingham, UK (1997)
2. Humanistic Task-based Language Learning. Universidad Catolica de Occidente, El Salvador (1998)*Spanish version
Courses Taught: Applied Linguistics
ELT Methodology
Sociolinguistics
Second language Acquisition
English Literature
English Phonetics


Academic Paper Abstract: Humanistic Language Teaching & Learning



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