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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: Vivian  James Cook
Institution: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Homepage: http://homepage.ntlworld.com/vivian.c/Vivian%20Cook.htm
State and/or Country: US
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Inside Language
 Second Language Learning and Language Teaching, 2nd Edition
 Chomsky's Universal Grammar, Second Edition
 Portraits of the L2 User
 The Effects of the Second Language on the First
 The English Writing System
 Second Language Learning and Language Teaching
 Second Language Writing Systems
 Language Learning and Teaching as Social Inter-action
 Second Language Learning and Language Teaching. Fourth Edition
 Contemporary Applied Linguistics
 Language and Bilingual Cognition
 Key Topics in Second Language Acquisition
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Second Language Writing Systems
 Portraits of the L2 User
 The Effects of the Second Language on the First

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