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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: Dejan  Ivkovic
Institution: York University
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Homepage: http://sites.google.com/site/dejanivkovicsite
State and/or Country: Canada   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Linguistic Landscape, Multilingualism, Semiotics and Multilingualsm, Political Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
French
Norwegian Bokmål
Portuguese
Polish
Russian
Selected Publications: Ivkovic, D. & Lotherington, H. (2009). Multilingualism in cyberspace: Conceptualizing the virtual linguistic landscape. International Journal of Multilingualism 6 (1), pp. 17-36.
Courses Taught: Education as Communication
Multilingual Education
College English
ESL



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