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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: Jason  Rothman
Institution: University of Reading
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.uiowa.edu/~slalab/
State and/or Country: IA
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Bilingualism and Identity
 Minimalist Inquiries into Child and Adult Language Acquisition
 Bilingualism and Identity
 Proceedings of the 2009 Mind/Context Divide Workshop
 Bilingual Youth
 Third Language Acquisition in Adulthood
 Generative Linguistics and Acquisition
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Bilingualism and Identity
 Third Language Acquisition in Adulthood
Dissertation Director * of: Second Language Acquisition of Bulgarian Object Clitics: A test case for the Interface Hypothesis
(Ivan Ivanov, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: One? ┬┐Dos? Drei!: A study of code switching in child trilingualism
(Elena Davidiak, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax-Information Structure Interface: Subjects and clausal word order in Galician
(Timothy Gupton, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: On the (un)-ambiguity of Adjectival Modification in Spanish Determiner Phrases
Islands and Objects in L2 Spanish
Formal Linguistic Approaches to L3/Ln Acquisition: A Focus on Morphosyntactic Transfer in Adult Multilingualism
Subject-to-subject raising and the syntax of tense in L2 Spanish: A Full Access approach

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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