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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: Lioba  Moshi
Institution: University of Georgia
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State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): Swahili
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Topics in African Linguistics. Papers from the XXI Conference on African Linguistics, University of Georgia, April 1990
 Selected Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference on African Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Selected Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference on African Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: A Discourse Analysis of the Interview Process in a Private Social Service Setting
(Frank Bramlett, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Acquisition of Tense-Aspect Morphology among Tanzanian EFL Learners
(Rose Upor, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Lexical Aspect and Lexical Saliency in Acquisition of Tense-aspect Morphology among Ibibio ESL Learners
(Willie Willie, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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