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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: MarĂ­a Cristina  Cuervo
Institution: University of Toronto
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State and/or Country: Canada   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Conference Proceedings (FAJL 3)
 Selected Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax and Semantics of Modification in Inuktitut: Adjectives and adverbs in a polysynthetic language
(Richard Compton, Author)
Reviewer of: Lang Acquisition/Romance Lang: Montrul (2004) (LL Issue 16.2179)
Academic Paper Abstract: Double Objects in Spanish as a Second Langauge: Acquisition of Morphosyntax and Semantics

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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