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Leave Me Alone!

Thomson, Greg

Greg Thomson conducts language learning workshops for international workers in a variety of countries. He has worked with SIL in both North America and Pakistan doing field work, consulting with language learners, and developing a developmental, communicative approach to language learning. He received a M.A. in Linguistics from the University of New Mexico in 1994 and is currently in a Ph.D. program at the University of Alberta.

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Thomson, Greg. 1993. Kick-starting your language learning: Becoming a basic speaker through fun and games inside a secure nest. Unpublished manuscript.
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