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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: Martha  Crago
Institution: Dalhousie University
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Dissertation Director * of: Object Clitics and Null Objects in the Acquisition of French
(Theres Grueter, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Editorial
Lexical acquisition over time in minority first language children learning English as a second language
The Acquisition of Tense in English: Distinguishing child second language from first language and specific language impairment
Bilingual children's acquisition of the past tense: a usage-based approach
Object clitics and their omission in child L2 French: The contributions of processing limitations and L1 transfer

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