"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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GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies
GEMA Online® Journal of Language Studies is a referred SCOPUS journal published by UKM Press. The journal is the essential research resource for language researchers and practitioners with the aim of advancing research and practice in language studies. We welcome articles that offer insights and critical survey in any of the following areas:
-Linguistics; cross-cultural linguistic research and theory, and applied linguistics. -Teaching of English (issues and topics on ELT, ESL or EFL). -Literature; Postcolonial literature, new literatures in English, popular literature. -Teaching of other Languages (issues and topics on teaching of other languages).
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