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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: Peter  Wood
Institution: University of Waterloo
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Specialty: Intelligent Computer Assisted Language Learning
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 2002: Zur Produktivität von Derivationsmorphemen. Adjektivbildung im Deutschen (Master's Thesis)

2008:'Developing ICALL tools using GATE',Computer Assisted Language Learning,21:4,383 — 392

2009 (forthcoming): Mathias Schultze, Peter Wood: Predicting Complexity and Accuracy through Computational Surface Measures.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Multicultural Children in the Early Years
Courses Taught: German as a Foreign Language at all levels

ESL at all levels

English for specific purposes at all levels

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