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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: Nadia  P. Economou
Institution: Institute for Language and Speech Processing
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ilsp.gr/index.php?option=com_jresearch&view=member&task=show&id=45&Itemid=156
State and/or Country: Greece   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern
Selected Publications: Antoniou-Kritikou I. & Economou C., «Localization of Educational Software for Deaf Children: Suggestions and Perspectives» In Lytras M. et al (eds.) Τhe Open Knowledge Society. A Computer Science and Information Systems Manifesto, 2008, Springer, Communications in Computer and Information Science 19, pp. 74-82.
Courses Taught: Introductory Linguistics courses, Discourse Analysis
Reviewer of: Review of Pennycook (LL Issue 12.1088)
Applied Linguistics: Gray (2001) (LL Issue 13.525)
Applied Linguistics: Trappes-Lomax & Gibson, eds. (2002) (LL Issue 14.756)
Translation and Web Localization (LL Issue 25.365)

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