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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: Donna  A. Williams
Institution: Université du Québec en Outaouais
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Homepage: sissela.com
State and/or Country: Ontario
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Canadian Studies
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: (2005). 'Translation Universals: A Corpus-based Canadian Study.' Proceedings of the Fourth Portsmouth Conference on Translation, Portsmouth University, November 2004.
(2004). _Recurrent Features of Translation in Canada: A Corpus-based Study_. Dissertation, University of Ottawa.
(2003). 'Absorbing Technology: Translation Pedagogy and Networked-communication Culture.' META 48: 3, pp. 333-479. Special Issue on Traduction et enseignement/Translation and Teaching
Dissertation Abstract: Recurrent Features of Translation in Canada: A Corpus-based Study

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