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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: Marco  Tamburelli
Institution: University College London
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/marco/
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Sociolinguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Lombard
Selected Publications: (2008) Invulnerable Domains in Romance-Germanic Bilingualism. In Arena Romanistica, 1;2008.

(2008) The Role of Paradigm Formation in lexical acquisition: towards a unified account of overgeneralization and transfer effects. Language Acquisition: a Journal of Developmental Linguistics. 15(3): 130-182.

(2007) A Lexical Model of Acquisition and its Implications for Simultaneous Bilingualism. In A. Nikolaev (ed.) Two or More Languages: Proceedings from the 9th Nordic Conference on Bilingualism, vol. 41. Joensuu: University of Joensuu, Finland.

(2006) Remarks on Richness. In M. Pearce and R. Breheny (ed.) UCL Working Papers in Linguistics, 18.

(2006) Paradigms, Acquisition and Bilingualism. to appear in Proccedings of the Fourth Cambridge Post-Graduate Conference in Language Research

(2005) The Importance of Paradigm Formation in Bilingual Acquisition: evidence from Italian. In M. Pearce and N. Topinzi (ed.) UCL Working Papers in Linguistics, 17.

(2004) On The Acquisition of Lexical Properties. Proceedings of the 13th Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics, University of Manchester.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Language
Principle of Linguistics Theory
Communication and the Mind
Prolog for Cognitive Science
Language Awareness
Ideology & Discourse Analysis



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