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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: Farzad  Sharifian
Institution: Monash University
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Homepage: http://sites.google.com/site/professorfarzadsharifian/
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Applied Cultural Linguistics
 Culture, Body, and Language
 English as an International Language
 Cultural Conceptualisations and Language
 Language and Intercultural Communication in the New Era
Dissertation Abstract: Conceptual-Associative System in Aboriginal English



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