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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  Stroud
Institution: University of the Western Cape
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Style, Identity and Literacy
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Style, Identity and Literacy
Dissertation Director * of: An Ethnography of the Literacy Practices of Children in Malaysian Residential Care
(Jennifer Tan, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Power and Identity in a Community of Academic Literacy Practice: An ethnographic study of undergraduates in Singapore
(Jessie Teng, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Changing Conceptions of Literacies, Language and Development: Implications for the provision of adult basic education in South Africa
(Caroline Kerfoot, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: High proficiency in markets of performance

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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