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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: Paula  Schwanenflugel
Institution: University of Georgia
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Homepage: http://www.linguistics.uga.edu/facdir/schwanen.html
State and/or Country: GA
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Cognitive Science
Dissertation Director * of: An Investigation of Native Language Vocabulary and Topic Knowledge as Predictors of Foreign Language Vocabulary Learning in Healthcare Providers
(Marcia Drumhiller, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Relationship between Lexical Competence and Language Proficiency: Variable sensitivity

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