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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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To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.


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Title: EUROSLA Yearbook
Edited By: Susan H. Foster-Cohen
Anna Nizegorodcew
Series Title: Yearbook of the European Second Language Accociation.
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Contributions by: Batia Laufer & Paul Nation; Halina Chodkiewicz;
Jean-Marc Dewaele & Vera Regan; Kirsten Haastrup & Birgit Henriksen;
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Publication Year: 2001
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