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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: Lorenzo  Zanasi
Institution: Università per Stranieri di Siena
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State and/or Country: Italy   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Multilingual matters
Selected Publications: Glossolalia, il linguaggio dell'ineffabilità, Protestantesimo, 2003, vol. 58, no1, pp. 33-57 [25 page(s) (article)] (4 p.)
Courses Taught: Italian language & culture L2
Italian litterature
Italian linguistics
Reviewer of: Sociolinguistics: Jacques & Morris, eds. (2003) (LL Issue 14.2141)
Applied Linguistics: Davies & Elder, eds. (2003) (LL Issue 15.1502)
History of Linguistics: Koerner (2004) (LL Issue 15.3397)
General Ling: Sterkenburg, ed. (2004) (LL Issue 16.1760)
Mapping Linguistic Diversity in Multicultural contexts (LL Issue 20.1934)

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