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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: Alex  Housen
Institution: Vrije University Brussels
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Opportunities and Challenges of Bilingualism
 Bilingualism
 Investigations in Instructed Second Language Acquisition
 Dimensions of L2 Performance and Proficiency
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Opportunities and Challenges of Bilingualism
 Dimensions of L2 Performance and Proficiency
Academic Paper Abstract: Investigating Lexical Proficiency Development Over Time – The case of Dutch-speaking learners of French in Brussels
An Eye for Words - Gauging the Role of Attention in Incidental L2 Vocabulary Acquisition by Means of Eye-Tracking



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