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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: Martin  M Jacobsen
Institution: West Texas A&M University
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Homepage: http://www.wtamu.edu/~mjacobsen
State and/or Country: TX
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Selected Publications: Book: Transformations of Literacy in Computer-Mediated Communication: Orality, Literacy, Cyberdiscursivity
Courses Taught: History of the English Language
Language Structure
Advanced English Grammar
Discourse Analysis
Dissertation Abstract: Orality, Literacy, Cyberdiscursivity : Transformations of literacy in computer-mediated communication



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