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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: Longxing  Wei
Institution: Montclair State University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://chss.montclair.edu/linguistics/lingpage/faculty/wei/wei.htm
State and/or Country: NJ
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Ling & Literature
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Selected Publications: 'Organizational principles behind codeswitching and interlanguage development'
'Lemma congruence checking between langauges as an organizing principle in intrasentential codeswitching'
'The bilingual mental lexicon and speech production process'
'Activation of lemmas in the multilingual mental lexicon and transfer in third language learning'
'Complex lexical structure and morpheme acquisition in interlanguage development'
'Unequal election of morphemes in adult second language acquisition'
'An implicational hierarchy of morpheme acquisition order in second language learning
Courses Taught: Language & Linguistics, Structure of American English, Syntax, Current Theories of Second Language Acquisition,
Semantics & Pragmatics, Translation Theory, Methodology of Teaching ESL, Research Design in Applied Linguistics,
Morphology, Principles of second language learning, Mathodes & Materials of TESL, Speech & Language Acquisition

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