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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: Roberta  Iannacito-Provenzano
Institution: York University
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State and/or Country: Ontario
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): Italian
Language Family(ies): Romance
Courses Taught: Introductory Italian
Intermediate Italian
Advanced Italian
History of the Italian Language
Modern Italian Linguistics
Italian Renaissance
History of Italian Theatre
Image of the Italian City
Image of Italians in North American Film
Modern Italian Novel
Cognition and Interpretation

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