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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: Carrie  A. Ankerstein
Institution: University of Sheffield
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: implicit and explicit language processing
Courses Taught: Phonetics & Phonology of English

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Reviewer of: Psycholinguistics/Linguitic Theories: Merlo & Stevenson (2002) (LL Issue 13.3392)
Cognitive Science/Semantics: Murphy (2002) (LL Issue 14.986)
General Linguistics: Crystal (2002) (LL Issue 14.1477)
Semantics: Saeed (2003) (LL Issue 14.2138)
British or American English? (LL Issue 18.942)
Academic Paper Abstract: Feature types and object categories: Is sensorimotoric knowledge different for living and nonliving things?

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