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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: Nguyen  Thuy Nga
Institution: The University of Queensland
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State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Typology
Lexicography
Writing Systems
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Polychronic language contact, lexical expansion, Vietnamese language
Subject Language(s): English
Vietnamese
Selected Publications: ‘Global Language and its influences on learners'
Courses Taught: Theoretical Grammar
BA Course



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