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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: Raquel  Varela
Institution: Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.uned.es
State and/or Country: Madrid
Spain   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: English in the Tourist Industry
Bienvenidos
English for Tourism
All About Teaching English
Composición en Lengua Inglesa
Goldfish 6. Teacher's book
Estrategias de enseñanza y aprendizaje de idiomas modernos
Courses Taught: Research in the English Classroom
ICT in the teaching and learning of foreign languages
Didactics of the English Language
English for Tourism Studies
Writing in English



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