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Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"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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Program Name:

MA Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Program Homepage: http://www.essex.ac.uk/coursefinder/CourseDetails.aspx?course=MA++QX1312
Institution: University of Essex
Address: Department of Language and Linguistics
City: Colchester
Zip/Postal Code: CO4 3SQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Graduate Administrator
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Phone: +44 (0)1206 872199
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): English
Program Size: Small (1-10 students)
Program Description: This course provides a professional English teaching programme for those with little or no experience in the field. It delivers vocationally relevant training both in the practical and academic spheres, and gives students the chance to gain practical expertise in key teaching methods and techniques as well as a systematic understanding of recent theory, research findings and issues in language teaching, language learning, applied linguistics, and related fields.
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