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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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Linguistics Programme
Program Homepage: http://www.otago.ac.nz/linguistics
Institution: University of Otago
Address: PO Box 56
City: Dunedin
Country: New Zealand
Contact Person: Anne Feryok , Dr

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Phone: 64-4-479-8637
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Program Size: Large (over 25 students)
Program Description: The Linguistics Programme offers not only a full undergraduate programme, Honours, MA and PhD, but also a number of courses in second language acquisition, and teaching of English as a second language with a view to meeting the rapidly increasing demand for teachers of English here in New Zealand and overseas.
Available Financial Aid: The University of Otago offers a large number of MA and PhD scholarships. Further information on how to apply for a scholarship is available at: http://www.otago.ac.nz/study/scholarships/
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