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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: Durk  Gorter (IPA: Durk Gorter)
Institution: University of the Basque Country
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Homepage: http://multilingualeducation.eu/en/participantes/durk-gorter/
State and/or Country: Guipuzcoa
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: multilingualism, minority languages, linguistic landscape
Subject Language(s): Frisian, Western
Selected Publications: Cenoz, J. & Gorter, D. (2011). Focus on Multilingualism: a Study of Trilingual Writing, The Modern Language Journal, 95, 3, 356-369 DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-4781.2011.01206.x
Gorter, D., H.F.Marten and L. Van Mensel (eds.) (2012). Minority Languages in the Linguistic Landscape. Basingstroke: Palgrave-MacMillan.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Other Languages of Europe
 Linguistic Landscape
 Multilingual Europe
 Linguistic Landscape
 Multilingual Europe
 Multilingualism and Minority Languages
 Minority Languages and Multilingual Education
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Landscape
 The Other Languages of Europe
 The Other Languages of Europe
Courses Taught: Comparative Research On Minority Languages In Education in the European Master in Multilingualism and Education
Academic Paper Abstract: American Association for Applied Linguistics Colloquia, 2010
Linguistic Landscapes in a Multilingual World

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