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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: Abdou  Abdeljlil Elimam
Institution: Ecole Normale Supérieure
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State and/or Country: US
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 2003 Le maghribi, alias “ed-darija”- Ed. Dar el-Gharb – Oran
2004 Langues maternelles et citoyenneté. (345 p.) Ed.Dar el-Gharb - Oran
2006- L'exception linguistique linguistique. (170 p.) Ed.Dar el-Gharb - Oran
Courses Taught: Language acquisition ; contrastive linguistics; theory of predicative and enunciative operations; second languages teaching theories

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