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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: Florence  Myles
Institution: University of Essex
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Second Language Learning Theories
 Second Language Learning Theories, Second Edition
 EUROSLA Yearbook
 The Advanced Learner Variety
 Second Language Learning Theories
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Advanced Learner Variety
Dissertation Director * of: The Development of Aspect in a Second Language
(Kevin McManus, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Syntactic Development in the Second Language Acquisition of French by Instructed English Learners
(Vivienne Rogers, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The development of theories of second language acquisition
The role of dynamic contrasts in the L2 acquisition of Spanish past tense morphology

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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