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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: Franks  Boers
Institution: Victoria University of Wellington
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Cognitive Linguistic Approaches to Teaching Vocabulary and Phraseology
 Multilingualism and Applied Comparative Linguistics (Volume II)
 Multilingualism and Applied Comparative Linguistics: Pedagogical Perspectives
 Fostering Language Teaching Efficiency through Cognitive Linguistics
Academic Paper Abstract: Experimental and Intervention Studies on Formulaic Sequences in a Second Language
Experimental and Intervention Studies on Formulaic Sequences in a Second Language
Cognitive Linguistic approaches to teaching vocabulary: Assessment and integration
An Eye for Words - Gauging the Role of Attention in Incidental L2 Vocabulary Acquisition by Means of Eye-Tracking



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