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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: Valerie  Ann Wust
Institution: North Carolina State University
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Homepage: http://social.chass.ncsu.edu/~vawust/
State and/or Country: NC
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
Selected Publications: Knaus, V., & Nadasdi, T. (2001). Etre ou ne pas ĂȘtre in Immersion. Canadian Modern Language Review, 58 (2), 287-306.
Courses Taught: FLF 202: Intermediate French II
FLF 310: Advanced Written Communication
FLF 502: Variety in Language - French
FLF 503: Issues in the Acquisition of L1/L2 French
FL 507: College Teaching of Foreign Languages
Dissertation Abstract: The Oral Comprehension of Clitics by L2 Learners of French

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