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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: Marjolijn  H. Verspoor
Institution: University of Groningen
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Explorations in Linguistic Relativity
 Cognitive Exploration of Language and Linguistics
 English Sentence Analysis
 Lexical and Syntactical Constructions of Meaning
 Cognitive Exploration of Language and Linguistics
 A Dynamic Approach to Second Language Development
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Dynamic Approach to Second Language Development
Academic Paper Abstract: Research on foreign-language teaching and learning in the Netherlands (2002–2006)
Symposium: Dynamic systems/Complexity theory as a new approach to second language development



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