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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: Susan  Hunston
Institution: University of Birmingham
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Evaluation in Text: Authorial Stance and the Construction of Discourse
 Pattern Grammar: A Corpus-driven Approach to the Lexical Grammar of English
 Corpora in Applied Linguistics
 System and Corpus
 System and Corpus
 Introducing Applied Linguistics
 Academic Writing
 Corpus Approaches to Evaluation
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Corpus Approaches to Evaluation
 Evaluation in Text: Authorial Stance and the Construction of Discourse
Dissertation Director * of: Variation in Academic Writing among Generation 1.5 Learners, Native English-Speaking Learners and ESL Learners: The discoursal self of G1.5 student writers
(Mary Connerty, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Verbs in the Written English of Chinese Learners: A corpus-based comparison
(Xiaotian Guo, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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