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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: Alan  Davies
Institution: University of Edinburgh
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Native Speaker
 Handbook of Applied Linguistics
 The Handbook of Applied Linguistics
 An Introduction to Applied Linguistics (second edition)
 Native Speakers and Native Users
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Handbook of Applied Linguistics
 Handbook of Applied Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: An Evaluation of English Language Lessons in Greek State Secondary Schools (PhD Thesis)
(Elni Rigas, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Assessing World Englishes

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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