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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: Kees  de Bot
Institution: University of Groningen
State and/or Country: Netherlands   
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Perspectives of Foreign Language Policy. Studies in Honor of Theo Van Els
 Language and Aging in Multilingual Contexts
 In the Presence of English
 Language Development Over the Lifespan
 Multidisciplinary Approaches to Code Switching
 Gestures in Language Development
 A Dynamic Approach to Second Language Development
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language and Aging in Multilingual Contexts
 A Dynamic Approach to Second Language Development



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