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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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To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.

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Title: Fremdsprachenerwerb - Fremdsprachendidaktik
Written By: Jörg Roche
URL: http://www.narr-shop.de/index.php/fremdsprachenerwerb-fremdsprachendidaktik.html
Series Title: UTB basics

Der Band führt in die Grundlagen der Fremdsprachenerwerbsforschung und -didaktik ein. Mit der Behandlung linguistischer, psycholinguistischer, kognitions- und lernpsychologischer, interkultureller und sprachdidaktischer Aspekte gibt er einen Überblick über die Parameter, die beim Erwerb fremder Sprachen eine Rolle spielen. Die theoretischen Grundlagen nehmen stets auf die Lern- und Lehrpraxis Bezug, zahlreiche Beispiele und Illustrationen erleichtern den Zugang zu einem Thema, das im Zeitalter von Migration, Mobilität und Kommunikation alle betrifft.

Die dritte, völlig überarbeitete Auflage bewertet nicht nur bekannte Positionen aus heutiger Sicht neu, sondern beleuchtet darüber hinaus aktuelle Aspekte der Kognitions-, Mehrsprachigkeits- und Interkulturalitätsforschung mit Blick auf das Entwicklungspotenzial der Fremdsprachendidaktik in der Zukunft.

3., vollständig überarbeitete Auflage 2013

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Foreign language teaching
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783825240387
Pages: 336
Prices: Europe EURO 19.99