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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: Rosalind  Horowitz
Institution: University of Texas at San Antonio
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Homepage: http://faculty.coehd.utsa.edu/rhorowitz
State and/or Country: TX
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Writing Systems
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Comprehending Oral and Written Language (Academic Press)
Talking Texts:How speech and writing interact in school learning (Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Talking Texts
Courses Taught: Survey of Reading Research
Survey of Writing Research
Study Skills and Cognitive Procesess
Russian Contributions to Psychology, Learning, and Literacy
Writing Development and Processes
Reading Comprehension
Reading in the Content Areas--Secondary
Reading in Secondary Schools

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