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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: Nana  Xu
Institution: Nankai University
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State and/or Country: China   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: second language acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: A case study of English majors’ reticence in EFL classroom (2012)

The definition of SOT and classifications of Chinese SOT (2011) This paper was presented at the 19th annual conference of International Association of Chinese Linguistics(IACL)in June, 2011.
Courses Taught: Second language acquisition



Cross-cultural communication

Research design for empirical langauge studies
Reviewer of: Academic Writing in a Second or Foreign Language (LL Issue 23.4069)

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