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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: Joshua  Viau (IPA: [vio])
Institution: Johns Hopkins University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.cog.jhu.edu/postdocs/viau/
State and/or Country: MD
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications: Upcoming poster of relevance at BUCLD:
'The language of possession and space:
Differential encoding of recipients and locations in transfer events'
Dissertation Abstract: Possession and Spatial Motion in the Acquisition of Ditransitives
Reviewer of: Textbooks/Lang Acquisition: O'Grady (2005) (LL Issue 16.3449)

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