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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: Virginia  C. Mueller Gathercole
Institution: Florida International University
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Announced on LINGUIST :  Issues in the Assessment of Bilinguals
 Solutions for the Assessment of Bilinguals
Academic Paper Abstract: Bilingual first-language development: Dominant language takeover, threatened minority language take-up
Interface or face to face? The profiles and contours of bilinguals and specific language impairment
Semantic interaction in early and late bilinguals: All words are not created equally

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