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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: Sabine  De Knop
Institution: Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis à Bruxelles
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Homepage: http://www.fusl.ac.be/fr/100078.html
State and/or Country: Belgium   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Cognitive Approaches to Pedagogical Grammar
 Fostering Language Teaching Efficiency through Cognitive Linguistics
 Konstruktionsgrammatik in den romanischen Sprachen
Courses Taught: German linguistics
Cultural studies about German-speaking countries

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