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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: Maria  Economidou-Kogetsidis
Institution: University of Nicosia
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State and/or Country: Cyprus   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Cross-cultural/ Interlanguage Pragmatics
Courses Taught: Semantics and Pragmatics
General Linguistics
Applied Linguistics
EFL/English for Academic Purposes
Dissertation Abstract: Requesting Strategies and Cross-Cultural Pragmatics: Greek and English

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