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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: Wei  Li
Institution: Newcastle University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/~ncrl1/liwei.html
State and/or Country: tyne & wear
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Specialty: Child language, Cross-cultural pragmatics , Bilingualism
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Bilingualism
 Language Learning and Teaching as Social Inter-action
Dissertation Director * of: The Developing Bilingual Lexicon
(Annabelle David, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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