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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  Esling
Institution: University of Victoria
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Homepage: http://web.uvic.ca/ling/faculty/esling.htm
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Phonetics
Dissertation Director * of: A Study of Linguistic, Perceptual and Pedagogical Change in a Short-Term Intensive Language Program
(Karen Woodman, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: In Memoriam: Jimmy G. Harris (1930–2012)

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