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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: Niloufar  Yarmohammadi (IPA: nilufær yarmohæmædi)
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State and/or Country: Iran   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Specialty: ELT, Sociolinguistics, Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): Persian, Iranian
Courses Taught: General English, English for Specific Purposes, Spoken Persian
Dissertation Abstract: Politeness Strategies in English and Persian in Contrast

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