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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: Rita Giovana  Mouzinho Ferraro
Institution: Braz-en Language Experts
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Homepage: http://www.braz-en.com
State and/or Country: 2095
Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications:  University of Cadiz Press: Book: “Análisis Contrastivo Español/Portugués de Unidades Fraseológicas”, 2007 ISBN: 978-84-9828-118-7;

 Brazilian Portuguese Beginner 1, (2011) New York, Xlibris. ISBN: 978-85-911818-0-3;

 Revista Hispanista (Hispanic Magazine), Vol. 35, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2008: Paper: Português e Espanhol: Semelhanças Apenas Aparentes

 Revista Hispanista (Hispanic Magazine), Vol. 26, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2006.
Paper: in Estudios Lingüísticos: Análisis Contrastivo Español / Portugués de Unidades Fraseológicas http://www.hispanista.com.br/revista/rosto26esp.htm
Courses Taught: Courses taught at/for UNSW, USYD, UWS and MICROSOFT CORPORATION:

Brazilian Portuguese Language (all levels) and cross-cultural issues;
Intercultural Pragmatics;
Grammatical Concepts in Languages;
Investigating Second Language Acquisition;
Spanish Language (all levels);
Classic Literature;
Master Supervisor in Linguistics and Investigating Second Language Acquisition.

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