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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: Jean-Jacques  Weber
Institution: Université du Luxembourg
Email: click here to access email
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Introducing Multilingualism
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Introducing Multilingualism
Reviewer of: Language Planning and Education (LL Issue 17.2394)
Review: Multilingualism: Auer & Wei (2007) (LL Issue 18.3681)
Review: Selves in Two Languages (LL Issue 19.1428)



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