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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: Ulrike  Jessner
Institution: Universit├Ąt Innsbruck
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  English in Europe- The Acquisition of a Third Language
 A Dynamic Model of Multilingualism: Perspectives of Change in Psycholinguistics
 Cross-linguistic Influence in Third Language Acquisition
 The Multilingual Lexicon
 Linguistic Awareness in Multilinguals
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Dynamic Model of Multilingualism: Perspectives of Change in Psycholinguistics
 Linguistic Awareness in Multilinguals
 English in Europe- The Acquisition of a Third Language
 English in Europe- The Acquisition of a Third Language
 Cross-linguistic Influence in Third Language Acquisition
 The Multilingual Lexicon



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