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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: Paula  Marie Winke
Institution: Michigan State University
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Homepage: http://www.georgetown.edu/users/pmw2/
State and/or Country: MI
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): German
Selected Publications: See personal Web homepage.
Courses Taught: See personal Web homepage.
Dissertation Abstract: Individual Differences in Adult Chinese Second Language Acquisition: The relationships among aptitude, memory and strategies for learning
Academic Paper Abstract: Strategic Competence and EFL Reading Test Performance. Phakiti . Bern: Peter Lang, 2007.
The Effects of Input Enhancement on Grammar Learning and Comprehension



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