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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: Christopher  N. Candlin
Institution: Cardiff University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  English Language Teaching in Its Social Context
 Language Matters
 Research and Practice in Professional Discourse
 Language, Culture and the Law
 The Discourses of Dispute Resolution
 Handbook of Communication in Organisations and Professions
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language Matters
 Language, Culture and the Law
 Handbook of Communication in Organisations and Professions
Dissertation Director * of: The “Ultimate Aim”: Discourses of future democratization in post-handover Hong Kong
(Jennifer Eagleton, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Designing, Implementing and Evaluating an Online Resource for Professional Legal Communication Skills
(Christoph Hafner, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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