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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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Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics, Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
Program Homepage: http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/~applling/
Institution: University of Alberta
Address: 200 Arts Building
University of Alberta
City: Edmonton
Zip/Postal Code: T6G 2E6
State/Province: Alberta
Country: Canada
Application Deadline: December 1
Contact Person: Graduate Programs Office, Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

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Phone: 780-492-3273
Fax: 780-492-9106
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): French
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: Graduate program in French, German, Spanish, Russian and Ukrainian applied linguistics, with a focus on second language acquisition and pedagogy, sociolinguistics, and discourse analysis.
Available Financial Aid: Successful candidates will be considered for financial aid (teaching or research assistantships; various scholarships).
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