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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: Georgette  Nicolas Jabbour
Institution: California State University, Monterey Bay
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State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Ling & Literature
Selected Publications: Lexis and Grammar in Second Language Reading and Writing.
Where is the Writer in a Frequency List?Improving the Writing Skills of ESPC Medical Students: An Experimental Approach
Courses Taught: College Composition courses for International Students
Multicultural Literature
Survey of Arab American Writers
Elementary Arabic
Dissertation Abstract: Corpus Linguistics, Contextual Collocation and ESP Syllabus Design: A text analysis approach to the study of medical research articles
Reviewer of: Applied Linguistics: Hinkel (2002) (LL Issue 13.1701)

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