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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: Roberta  Michnick Golinkoff
Institution: University of Delaware
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://copland.udel.edu/~roberta/
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Action Meets Word
Dissertation Director * of: The Perception of Handshape in American Sign Language
(Stephanie Baker, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The Foundations of Mind
Imageability predicts the age of acquisition of verbs in Chinese children
Modeling the contribution of phonotactic cues to the problem of word segmentation
A long-term predictive validity study: Can the CDI Short Form be used to predict language and early literacy skills four years later?

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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