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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: Lee  B. Abraham
Institution: Columbia University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: NY
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Spanish
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Electronic Discourse in Language Learning and Language Teaching
 Electronic Discourse in Language Learning and Language Teaching
Courses Taught: Spanish Applied Linguistics
Spanish Teaching Methodology
Advanced Grammar
Spanish Linguistics
Reviewer of: Review: Text&Corpus Linguistics/Sociolinguistics: Aitchison (2007) (LL Issue 18.3337)



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