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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: Patrick  Bolger
Institution: University of Alberta
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State and/or Country: Alberta
Canada   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Writing Systems
Subject Language(s): English
German
Spanish
Courses Taught: Linguistics 399 - Writing Systems
Linguistics 500 - Psycholinguistics
Psychology 357 - Language Processing
Dissertation Abstract: Alphabetic Processing in English and Spanish
Reviewer of: Review: Language Acquisition by Eye (LL Issue 12.1885)
Academic Paper Abstract: Shallow Versus Deep Footprints in Pseudo-Word Grapheme-to-Phoneme Conversion: Dutch and English



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