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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: Roy  Lyster
Institution: McGill University
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Announced on LINGUIST :  Learning and Teaching Languages Through Content
Academic Paper Abstract: Predictability in French gender attribution: A corpus analysis
Interactional Feedback and Instructional Counterbalance
Effects of Form-Focused Practice and Feedback on Chinese EFL Learners' Acquisition of Regular and Irregular Past Tense Forms
Oral Feedback in Classroom SLA
Peer Interaction and Corrective Feedback for Accuracy and Fluency Development
Oral corrective feedback in second language classrooms

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