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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: Nel  de Jong
Institution: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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Homepage: http://www.let.vu.nl/nl/organisatie-van-de-faculteit/wetenschappelijk-personeel/medewerkers-alfabetisch/medewerkers-e-k/cam-de-jong/index.asp
State and/or Country: Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Second language acquisition, oral fluency
Subject Language(s): Dutch
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Learning Second Language Grammar by Listening
Courses Taught: - Advanced Statistics
- Child language acquisition
- Introduction to Linguistics
- Introduction to Psycholinguistics
- Language acquisition theories
- Second language acquisition
- Teaching Methods of Dutch as a Second Language: Background
- Vocabulary Acquisition in a Second Language
Academic Paper Abstract: Can second language grammar be learned through listening?: An Experimental Study

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