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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: Anatoliy  Vladimirovich Kharkhurin (IPA: Xarxurin)
Institution: American University of Sharjah
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Homepage: http://www.tovyharhur.com/research/
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Multilingualism and Creativity
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Multilingualism and Creativity
Academic Paper Abstract: The effect of linguistic proficiency, age of second language acquisition, and length of exposure to a new cultural environment on bilinguals' divergent thinking



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