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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: Loraine  K. Obler
Institution: City University of New York
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language and the Brain
 Aphasia Research - Non-Fluent Aphasia in a Multilingual World
 Communication Disorders in Spanish Speakers
 Aspects of Multilingual Aphasia
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language and the Brain
Dissertation Director * of: Lexical Access and Language Proficiency of Trilingual Speakers
(Mira Goral, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Multilingualism and the Brain

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