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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: James  R. Martin
Institution: University of Sydney
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): Tagalog
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  English Text: System and Structure
 Working with Discourse
 Re/reading the past
 Language Typology
 Language of Evaluation
 Language, Knowledge and Pedagogy
 The Language of Evaluation
 Genre Relations
 Language, Knowledge and Pedagogy
 New Discourse on Language
 Learning to Write, Reading to Learn
 Reading Visual Narratives
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language of Evaluation
 Learning to Write, Reading to Learn
 Reading Visual Narratives
Dissertation Director * of: Text and Textual Conditioning in Spoken English: A genre approach
(Guenter Plum, Author)

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