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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: Jonathan  Charteris-Black
Institution: University of the West of England
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Corpus Approaches toCritical Metaphor Analysis
 Politicians and Rhetoric
 Politicians and Rhetoric
 Gender and the Language of Illness
 Analysing Political Speeches
Dissertation Director * of: A Comparison of the Effect of Two Types of Pre-Reading Vocabulary Lists on Learner Reading Comprehension: Glossed difficult words vs. key cohesive lexical chains
(Chad Hyde, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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