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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: Wander  Lowie
Institution: University of Groningen
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Homepage: http://odur.let.rug.nl/~lowie/
State and/or Country: Netherlands
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Lowie, W.M. & Verspoor, M.H “Making sense of polysemous words” in Language Learning 56, 3 (2003). 429-462.
Lowie, W.M. “Cross-linguistic influence on morphology in the bilingual mental lexicon”, Studia Linguistica 54, 2, 2000 pp. 175-185
Lowie, W.M. The Acquisition of Interlanguage Morphology. PhD Thesis University of Groningen, February 1998.
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Dynamic Approach to Second Language Development
 Modeling Bilingualism
 Essential Statistics for Applied Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Dynamic Approach to Second Language Development
Courses Taught: Phonetics & phonology
New Sounds: the acquisition of an L2 sound system
The bilingual mental lexicon
Theoretical Perspectives on SLA
Research Methodology & Statistics
English language proficiency

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