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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: Rose  Acen Upor
Institution: University of Dar es Salaam
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.linguistics.udsm.ac.tz/faculty.html
State and/or Country: Tanzania   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Second Language Acquisition/Foreign Language Learning
Subject Language(s): Swahili
Courses Taught: ML 643/LL 314 Second Language Acquisition
LL 317 Introduction to English Pragmatics
LL 316 English in the World
ML 631 Advanced Phonology
EL 602 Generative Syntax
EL 601 Morphology
Dissertation Abstract: The Acquisition of Tense-Aspect Morphology among Tanzanian EFL Learners

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