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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: Zoltán  Dörnyei
Institution: University of Nottingham
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Questionnaires in Second Language Research
 Attitudes, Orientations, and Motivations in Language Learning
 The Psychology of the Language Learner
 Motivation, Language Attitudes and Globalisation
 Motivation, Language Identity and the L2 Self
 The Psychology of Second Language Acquisition
 Teaching and Researching: Motivation
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Psychology of the Language Learner
Dissertation Director * of: Motivating Language Learners: A classroom-oriented investigation of teachers' motivational practices and students' motivation
(Marie-Jose Guilloteaux, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Interlanguage Pragmatic Development of German Learners of English: A longitudinal multimedia investigation
(Gila Schauer, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics
Researching complex dynamic systems: ‘Retrodictive qualitative modelling’ in the language classroom

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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