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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: Natalie  T Uomini
Institution: University of Liverpool
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://pcwww.liv.ac.uk/~nuomini/
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Morphology
Phonetics
Phonology
Psycholinguistics
Typology
Neurolinguistics
Cognitive Science
Anthropological Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications: 2010. A functional transcranial Doppler ultrasound study of brain lateralisation in stone tool making and language.

2010. Book review: Finding our Tongues: Mothers, Infants, and the Origins of Language by Dean Falk.

2009. Prehistoric left-handers and prehistoric language.



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