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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: Alice  Horning
Institution: Oakland University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: MI
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Literacy
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Reading, Writing and Digitizing: Understanding Literacy in the Electronic Age Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Reading, Writing, and Digitizing
Courses Taught: Psycholinguistics
History of Literacy
Business Writing
Reviewer of: A Better Pencil (LL Issue 24.1932)

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