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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: Maryam  Borjian
Institution: Rutgers–New Brunswick
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.amesall.rutgers.edu/faculty/153-dr-maryam-borjian
State and/or Country: NY
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Specialty: TESOL/Applied Linguistics, Educational Linguistics, Language Policy & Planning, Language, Power & Ideology, Bilingualism/Multilingualism, Sociolinguistics, Less Commonly Taught Languages, Persian Language
Subject Language(s): Persian, Iranian
Language Family(ies): New English
Selected Publications: Book

English in Post-Revolutionary Iran: From Indigenization to Internationaalization (Multilingual Matters, 2013)
Announced on LINGUIST :  English in Post-Revolutionary Iran
Courses Taught: Language and Globalization
Sociolinguistics
Language and Colonialization
TESOL Methodology
TESOL Curriculum and Materials, etc.
Reviewer of: Political Languages in the Age of Extremes (LL Issue 24.2897)



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