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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: Kara  Johnson
Institution: University of Arizona
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State and/or Country: AZ
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Second Language Writing
Subject Language(s): English
Courses Taught: College English composition
Junior high and high school ESL in China (listening, speaking, reading, writing); Second Language Acquisition Research; Topics in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching; Topics in Psycholinguistics (lexical access)
Reviewer of: Learning and Teaching Narrative Inquiry (LL Issue 23.697)
Multilingualism (LL Issue 23.5177)



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