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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: Claire  Kramsch
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Acquisition and Language Socialization
 The Multilingual Subject
Dissertation Director * of: Turns of Phrases: Formulaic directionals and grammaticalization in Dutch language change and German second language acquisition
(Kevin Wiliarty, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Another Thanksgiving Dinner: Language, identity and history in the age of globalization
(Michiko Uryu, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Acquisition as Becoming: An ethnographic study of multilingual style in 'la Petite Espagne'
(David Divita, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Aneta Pavlenko, Emotions and Multilingualism
Ecological perspectives on foreign language education
Emotions in the cross-fire: Structuralist vs. post-structuralist stances in bilingualism research
Invited colloquium: Foreign languages in an age of globalization

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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