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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: Danijela  Trenkic
Institution: University of York
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Homepage: http://www.york.ac.uk/education/our-staff/academic/danijela-trenkic/
State and/or Country: United Kingdom
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
Courses Taught: Psychology of Language and Language Learning;
Second Language Acquisition and Development;
Pragmatics.
Academic Paper Abstract: The representation of English articles in second language grammars: Determiners or adjectives?
Referent salience affects second language article use



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