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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: Elana  Shohamy
Institution: Tel-Aviv University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Policy and Pedagogy: Essays in honor of A. Ronald Walton
 The Power of Tests: A Critical Perspective on The Uses of Language Tests
 New Perspectives and Issues in Educational Language Policy
 The Languages of Israel
 Language Policy
 Linguistic Landscape
 Linguistic Landscape in the City
 Language Testing and Assessment
Dissertation Director * of: The Effect of Dynamic Assessment on the Performance of Students in Oral Proficiency Tests in English as a Foreign Language
(Tziona Levi, Author)

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