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Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"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: Rachel  Thompson
Institution: University of Alabama
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State and/or Country: AL
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Ling & Literature
Courses Taught: Intro to linguistics, approaches to English grammar, TESOL methods, ESL for adults (all levels), instructional technology, history of English, introductory Spanish, business and technical writing, teaching methods for foreign and second language teachers



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