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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: Chiyo  Nishida
Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  New Perspectives on Romance Linguistics
 Building a bridge between linguistic communities of the Old and the New World
Dissertation Director * of: Motivation and Extended Interaction in the Study-Abroad Context: Factors in the development of Spanish language accuracy and communication skills
(Christina Isabelli-GarcĂ­a, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Pragmatics in Persuasive Discourse of Spanish Television Advertising
(Karol Hardin, Author)

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