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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: Cynthia  White
Institution: Massey University
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Announced on LINGUIST :  Distance Education and Languages
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Distance Education and Languages
Dissertation Director * of: Home and Away: Blogging emotions in a Persian virtual dowreh
(Samad Zare, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Focus on the language learner in an era of globalization: Tensions, positions and practices in technology-mediated language teaching

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