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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: Gibson  Ferguson
Institution: University of Sheffield
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language in Language Teacher Education
 Language Planning and Education
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language in Language Teacher Education
 Language Planning and Education
Dissertation Director * of: A Comparative Study of Native and Pakistani Geology Reseach Articles [Genre, Aspects of Theme, and Rhetoric]
(Mujib Rahman, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: An Evaluation of English Language Lessons in Greek State Secondary Schools (PhD Thesis)
(Elni Rigas, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Contacts and encounters in English as a Lingua Franca

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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