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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: Agnes  Weiyun He
Institution: (personal interest - not currently working at a university)
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Homepage: http://semlab2.sbs.sunysb.edu/Users/ahe/ahe.html
State and/or Country: NY
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Talking and Testing: Discourse Approaches to the Assessment of Oral Proficiency
Academic Paper Abstract: The Heart of Heritage: Sociocultural Dimensions of Heritage Language Learning



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