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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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Academic Paper Abstract: Turkish children use morphosyntactic bootstrapping in interpreting verb meaning
Verb argument structure acquisition in young children: defining a role for discourse
Japanese two-year-olds use morphosyntax to learn novel verb meanings
JCL volume 40 issue 1 Cover and Back matter
Introduction: special issue on atypical development
The benefit of orthographic support for oral vocabulary learning in children with Down syndrome
Failure to learn from feedback underlies word learning difficulties in toddlers at risk for autism
Discriminating Down Syndrome and Fragile X Syndrome based on language ability
Non-adjacent dependency learning in infants at familial risk of dyslexia
Pathways to language: a naturalistic study of children with Williams syndrome and children with Down syndrome
Gesturing with an injured brain: How gesture helps children with early brain injury learn linguistic constructions
Lexical composition in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Do you have a question for me? How children with Williams syndrome respond to ambiguous referential communication during a joint activity
Verb inflection in German-learning children with typical and atypical language acquisition: the impact of subsyllabic frequencies
Plural noun inflection in Kuwaiti Arabic-speaking children with and without Specific Language Impairment
Lexical organization in deaf children who use British Sign Language: Evidence from a semantic fluency task
JCL volume 40 issue 1 Cover and Front matter
Introduction: special issue on atypical development

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