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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: Roeland  van Hout
Institution: Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Statistical Techniques for the Study Of Language and Language Behaviour
 Linguistics in the Netherlands
 Variation, Change, and Phonological Theory
 Statistics in Language Research
Dissertation Director * of: The Teaching of Modern Standard Arabic to Moroccan Children in Elementary Schools in the Netherlands. A study on proficiency status and input
(Redouan Saidi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Vowel Normalization: A perceptual-acoustic study of Dutch vowels
(Patti Adank, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Is Standard Dutch with a regional accent standard or not? Evidence from native speakers' attitudes
The Standard Language Situation in the Low Countries: Top-Down and Bottom-Up Variations on a Diaglossic Theme

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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