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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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Program Homepage: http://www.swan.ac.uk/pgcourses/Arts/PhDinEnglish/
Institution: University of Wales, Swansea
Address: Swansea University
Singleton Park
City: Swansea
Zip/Postal Code: SA2 8PP
State/Province: Wales
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Gabriella Wasiniak , Postgraduate Admissions Tutor

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Phone: +44 (0)1792 295926
Fax: +44 (0)1792 295761
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): English
Program Size: Small (1-10 students)
Program Description: The Department is home to the Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales (CREW) and to the Centre for Research into Gender in Culture and Society (GENCAS). Together with other research groups, these organize weekly research seminars, as well as regular symposia and conferences, and promote innovative research and publication in their fields.
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