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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: Xiaoqing  Qin
Institution: Huazhong Normal University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://fld.hust.edu.cn/ReadNews.asp?NewsID=501
State and/or Country: Hubei
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Second language acquisition
Courses Taught: Comprehensive English
Research Design and Statistics
Second Language Acquisition
Dissertation Abstract: An Investigation into the Internal Structure of EFL Motivation at the Tertiary Level in China

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