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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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Program Name:

MA Management and Professional Communication
Program Homepage: http://www.essex.ac.uk/coursefinder/CourseDetails.aspx?course=MA++Q1N212
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
Program Size: Small (1-10 students)
Program Description: This course provides students with tools and analytic techniques enabling them to reflect on the nature of management processes, understand the roles of individuals in organisations and as organisers in professional and multicultural settings, become familiar with the characteristics of professional discourse in a range of environments, understand the characteristics of both spoken and written genres of workplace communication, and reflect on successful and unsuccessful business encounters.
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