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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: Pierangela  Diadori
Institution: Università per Stranieri di Siena
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Homepage: http://www.siena-art.com/Diadori
State and/or Country: Italy   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Italian
Selected Publications: DIADORI P. (cur.), con prefazione di M. Vedovelli, Formazione, qualità e certificazione per la didattica delle lingue moderne in Europa / TQAC in FLT. Training, Quality and Certification in Foreign Language Teaching, Milano, Le Monnier-Mondadori Education, 2010

DIADORI P. (cur.), con prefazione di Oskar Putzer, Insegnare italiano a stranieri, Milano-Firenze, Mondadori-Le Monnier 2011

DIADORI P., “Foreign Language Learning through Filmmaking (FLLF)”, In Maher Bahloul & Carolyn Graham (eds.), Lights! Camera! Action and the Brain! The Use of Film in Education, Cambridge, Cambridge Scholars Publishing (in print)
Announced on LINGUIST :  How to Train Language Teacher Trainers
Courses Taught: Applied lingusitics / methodology of foreign language teaching
Teaching Italian as a second language
Theory and practice of translation and intercultural communication

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