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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: Ibrahim  Ali El Hussari
Institution: Lebanese American University
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State and/or Country: US
Lebanon   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Selected Publications: Art and Life
Studies in World Literature
Children's Literature (17 storybooks)
Controversy over Space: a cpmparative study in Jewish and Arab Israeli fiction
Courses Taught: Cultural Studies (a sequence of three courses)
English Rhetoric
Culture and Language
Language Curriculum
Dissertation Abstract: The Concept of Cultural Awareness within the Lebanese New National Curriculum and the National English Textbook : A case study of policy and practice at secondary school level



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