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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: Charles  R Webster
Institution: University of Wisconsin Madison
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Homepage: https://mywebspace.wisc.edu/crwebster2/Charles_R._Webster/Welcome.html
State and/or Country: WI
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Danish
Dutch
English
German
Icelandic
Norwegian Bokmål
Swedish
Language Family(ies): Germanic



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