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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: John  M. Levis
Institution: Iowa State University
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Social Dynamics in Second Language Accent
Dissertation Director * of: Interacting with Visuals in L2 Listening Tests: An eye-tracking study
(Ruslan Suvorov, Author)
Reviewer of: Applied Linguistics/Language Acquisition: Boxer & Cohen, eds. (2004) (LL Issue 15.2428)
Sociolinguistics/Dialectology: Wolfram & Ward (2006) (LL Issue 17.395)
Academic Paper Abstract: Computer Technology in Teaching and Researching Pronunciation
Proceedings of 4th Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference

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