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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: Marilyn  N. Silva
Institution: California State University, Hayward
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State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: First language acquisition, TESOL
Selected Publications: Grammar in Many Voices, NTC Publishing Group, 1995

Basic Grammar in Many Voices, NTC Publishing Group, 1998
Courses Taught: Modern English Grammar,
Formal Theories in Grammar, Morphology and Lexical Semantics, Language Acquisition

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