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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: Alessandro  Zannirato
Institution: University of Cape Town
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Cape Town
South Africa   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Using Interpreter Training Techniques in Second Language Acquisition.
Proceedings of the Education Students’ Fourth Regional Research
Conference, University of Cape Town, 15-16 October 2004. Mwepu, D.N.,
Rochford, K. & Baxen, J. (eds.), School of Education, University of Cape
Town, p. 46
Courses Taught: Italian 2
Italian 3
Italian: Honours
Italian for Musicians
French 2
French 3
Introduction to Interpreting

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