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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: Daniel  Walter
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
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Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/danielwalteronlineporfolio/
State and/or Country: PA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Second Language Acquisition, L2 Grammatical Gender, L2 Syntax
Subject Language(s): German
Selected Publications: Review: 'Theory and Concepts for English for Academic Purposes' by Ian Bruce (forthcoming). Applied Language Learning 22.

Of Man and (Schreib-)Maschine (2011). Focus on German Studies 18.

Review: 'Sprachdidaktik' by Susanne Riegler, Monika Budde, & Maja Wipraechtiger-Geppert. (2011). LINGUIST 23.2131
Courses Taught: At Carnegie Mellon University:
Reading and Writing for an Academic Context
Elementary German 1

At Michigan State University:
Elementary German 1
Intermediate German 1 and 2
Reviewer of: Sprachdidaktik (LL Issue 23.2131)
Fremdsprachenunterricht empirisch erforschen (LL Issue 24.1438)
Deutsche Grammatik verstehen und unterrichten (LL Issue 24.4489)

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