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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: James  D. Williams
Institution: Soka University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Selected Publications: The Teacher's Grammar Book (2nd ed.).
Preparing to Teach Writing (3rd ed.).
Visions and Revisions: Continuity and Change in Rhetoric and Compositin.
The LEA Guide to Composition.
Literacy and Bilingualism.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Teacher's Grammar Book
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Teacher's Grammar Book

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