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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: Shawn  Loewen
Institution: Michigan State University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: New Zealand   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Implicit and Explicit Knowledge in Second Language Learning, Testing and Teaching
 Key Concepts in Second Language Acquisition
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Implicit and Explicit Knowledge in Second Language Learning, Testing and Teaching
 Key Concepts in Second Language Acquisition
Academic Paper Abstract: Incidental focus on form and second language learning
Implicit and Explicit Corrective Feedback and the Acquisition of L2
The Use of Statistics in L2 Acquisition Research
Second Language Research Forum Colloquia 2009



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