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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: Vaidehi  Ramanathan
Institution: University of California, Davis
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://linguistics.ucdavis.edu/People/vramanat
State and/or Country: CA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The English-Vernacular Divide
 Directions in Applied Linguistics
 Bodies and Language
 Language, Body, and Health
 Language Policies and (Dis)Citizenship
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The English-Vernacular Divide
 Directions in Applied Linguistics
 Language, Body, and Health
Dissertation Director * of: Why We Teach 'ESL' Writing: A socio-historic discussion of an undergraduate ESL program
(Duane Leonard, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Critical literacies and language education: global and local perspectives

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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