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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: Barbara  Seidlhofer
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Controversies in Applied Linguistics
 Handbook of Foreign Language Communication and Learning
 From International to Local English - And Back Again
 Understanding English as a Lingua Franca
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Handbook of Foreign Language Communication and Learning
 Controversies in Applied Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: The Real, the Virtual and the Plurilingual - English as a lingua franca in a linguistically diversified Europe
(Cornelia Hülmbauer, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Creativity in English as a Lingua Franca: Idiom and metaphor
(Marie-Luise Pitzl, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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