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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: Kara  Tiffany McAlister
Institution: Arizona State University
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Syntax
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
German
Slovak
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  ISB4
Courses Taught: Introduction to Language Variation in the Classroom; The Structure of Language and Language Acquisition; Bilingualism and Second Language Acquistion; ESL/SEI Methods in Elementary School
Reviewer of: Raising Bilingual-Biliterate Children in Monolingual Cultures (LL Issue 18.1036)
Teacher Collaboration and Talk in Multilingual Classrooms (LL Issue 19.3375)
Incomplete Acquisition in Bilingualism (LL Issue 21.1599)



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