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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: Victoria (Vicki)  A. Fromkin
Homepage: http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/linguistics/people/fromkin/fromkin.htm
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Specialty: Production models
Selected Publications: Some thoughts about the brain/mind/language interface. 1997. Lingua 100: 3-27
Introduction to Language [V. Fromkin & R. Rodman] 1997. NY. Harcourt Brace Linguistic Representational & Processing Analyses of Agrammatism. 1995. Special Issue of Brain and Language. Vol 50.1,2,3. editor
Speech Errors as Linguistic Evidence. Ed. 1973. Mouton. (appendix of 1000 errors)
Errors in Linguistic Performance: Slips of trhe Tongue, Ear, Pen, and Hand. Ed. 1980. NY: Academic Press.
Comprehension and acceptability judgments in agrammatism: disruptions in the syntax of referential dependency and the two-chain hypothesis (1993) [Mauner, G., Fromkin, V.A. and Cornell, T]
On the modularity of language and other cognitive systmes. 1995. in Edmund Gussman. Ed. Licensing in Syntax & Phonology. Lublin, Poland. Studies and Mongrams.
What studies of the brain can tell us about language (if anything) and vise versa. 1994. Proceedings of the Berkeley Linguistic Society. Feb 1995.
1987. The lexicon: Evidence from acquired dyslexia. Language 63.1-22
1971. The non-anomalous nature of anomalous utterances. Language 47. 27-62
1991. Redefining the goals and methodology of linguistics. In: Asa Kasher (ed) On the Chomskyan turn: Early generative linguistics, philosopjy and mathematics. 78-103. Oxford: Blackwell
Announced on LINGUIST :  Linguistics
Courses Taught: Intro to Language; History of Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Neurolinguistics

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