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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: Joel  Walters
Institution: Bar-Ilan University
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  New Perspectives and Issues in Educational Language Policy
 Bilingualism
Dissertation Director * of: Lexical Production Phenomena as Evidence for Activation and Control Processes in Trilingual Lexical Retrieval
(Julia Festman, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Strategic Allocation of Working Memory and Other Attentional Resources in Simultaneous Interpreting
(Miriam Shlesinger, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Telling Stories in Two Languages: Narratives of Bilingual Preschool Children with Typical and Impaired Language

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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