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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: Tony  Silva
Institution: University of Toronto
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Second Language Writing Research
 A Synthesis of Research on Second Language Writing in English
Dissertation Director * of: Hacker Writers: A study of the literacy practices of selected writers in a computer science research laboratory
(Scott Baxter, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: English in Russian Academia: Uses and perceived significance
(Elena Lawrick, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Publishing in Refereed Journals: Perceptions, challenges, and strategies
(Yin Ling Cheung, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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