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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: Li  Wei
Institution: University of London
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Opportunities and Challenges of Bilingualism
 The Bilingualism Reader
 Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication
 Bilingualism and Multilingualism
 Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication
 Contemporary Applied Linguistics
 The Routledge Applied Linguistics Reader
 The Language Situation in China, Volume 1
 Applied Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication
 Opportunities and Challenges of Bilingualism
 The Routledge Applied Linguistics Reader
Academic Paper Abstract: 'What do you want me to say?' On the Conversation Analysis approach to bilingual interaction
Is multilingualism linked to a higher tolerance of ambiguity?

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