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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: Bruno  Estigarribia (IPA: 'bɾunɔ ɛhtɪɣa'riβja)
Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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State and/or Country: NC
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Hispanic Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Courses Taught: Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
Grammatical Structures of Spanish
Spanish Advanced Grammar and Composition
Language in Autism and Developmental Disorders
Cognitive Science
Cognitive Psychology
Dissertation Abstract: Asking Questions: language variation and language acquisition
Academic Paper Abstract: Getting and maintaining attention in talk to young children
Narrative skill in boys with fragile X syndrome with and without autism spectrum disorder



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