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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: Amer  Al Kafri (IPA: Amer Al Kafri)
Institution: Newcastle University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://amerkafri.webs.com
State and/or Country: Tyne and Wear
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
Selected Publications: Al-Kafri, A. (forthcoming). Interpretation of English Reflexives by Child and Adult L2 Learners. Newcastle
upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Interpretation of English Reflexives by Child and Adult L2 Learners
Courses Taught: T0910-SEL1005: T0910-Introduction to English Syntax

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