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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: Joseph  Weintraub
Institution: University of Memphis
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Homepage: http://www.thememphisjoe.com/
State and/or Country: TN
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: English for a Specific Purpose, Foreign Language Instruction, Second Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
German
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: Healy, S.L., Weintraub, J.D., McCarthy, P.M., Hall, C., & McNamara, D.S. (in press). Assessment of LDAT as a Grammatical Diversity Assessment Tool. In Proceedings of the 22nd Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society International Conference (FLAIRS).



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