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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: Jason  A. White
Institution: Japan Association for Language Teaching
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State and/or Country: Japan   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Writing Systems
Ling & Literature
Language Acquisition
Specialty: English education- secondary and adult education. My research area is motivation and anxiety in EFL classrooms.
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Book review: Mega Goal Introduction- The Language Teacher, Volume 36 (1).
Courses Taught: oral communication

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