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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: Ranamukalage  Chandrasoma
Institution: University of Surrey
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State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Specialty: Applied Linguistics/TESOL
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): New English
Selected Publications: Academic Writing and Interdisciplinarity

Beyond Plagiarism: Transgressive and Non-transgressive Intertextuality

Audacious Innovations: Hybrid Linguistic Variations in Modern Conversations

English and Cultural Imperialism

Hybrid Assessment Genres: Implications of New Knowledge for Writing Pedagogy

Beyond Language Teaching: Bilingualism, Trilingualism, and Applied Linguistics

Writing Pedagogy: Challenges of Epistemological and Linguistic Veracities

Technocultural Epistemes: A Novel Approach to Manifestation of Knowledge
Announced on LINGUIST :  Academic Writing and Interdisciplinarity
Courses Taught: Applied Linguistics
EAP
TESOL
English/African Literature
ESP
Communication
Dissertation Abstract: Coping with Interdisciplinarity: Postgraduate Student Writing in Business Studies



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