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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: Karen  Roesch
Institution: Texas State University-San Marcos
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Homepage: http://www.karenroesch.com
State and/or Country: TX
Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): German
Courses Taught: German-Texans: the Immigrant Experience; Intro to Teaching German; German Translation; Beginning, Intermediate, Adv. German Language courses
Dissertation Abstract: Texas Alsatian: Henri Castro's legacy
Reviewer of: Variation im Deutschen (LL Issue 19.2814)
Academic Paper Abstract: The Texas German Dialect Archive: A Multimedia Resource for Research, Teaching, and Outreach

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