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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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Name: Thomas  Orr (IPA: Thomas Orr, PhD)
Institution: University of Aizu
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/~t-orr
State and/or Country: Fukushima Prefecture
Japan   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: See http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/~t-orr/Personal_Info/resume.html
Courses Taught: Academic Writing
Technical Writing
Thesis Writing



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