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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: Ashraf  Abdul Fattah
Institution: University of Westminster
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State and/or Country: Middlesex
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
Selected Publications: PhD dissertation, June 2010, A corpus-based study of conjunctive explicitation
in Arabic translated and non-translated texts written by the same translators/authors
University of Manchester
Courses Taught: Translation, Systemic Functional Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Generative Grammar, Morphology, Semantics, Arabic Language Studies



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