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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: Michael  McCarthy
Institution: University of Nottingham
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Exploring Spoken English
 Exploring Grammar in Context
 Issues in Applied Linguistics
 The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: Directives Usage by ITAs: An applied learner corpus analysis
(Jonathon Reinhardt, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Just Say Something and We Can All Argue Then: Community and identity in the workplace talk of English language teachers
(Elaine Vaughan, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Discourse Function of Academic Texts with Reference to Wittgenstein's 'To Follow a Rule'
(James Bones, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Accessing and Interpreting Corpus Information in the Teacher Education Context

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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