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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: Eunita  D. A. Ochola
Institution: Harvard University
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State and/or Country: MA
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Selected Publications: 'Is there Passisve in Dholuo'
'Evidence for a Composite Grammatical Frame from Dholuo/English Codeswitching'
Courses Taught: Critical Reading/Writing, Swahili,
Dissertation Abstract: A Sociopragmatic Approach to the Use of Meta-Discourse Features in Effective Non-Native and Native speaker Composition Writing



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