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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: Laura  Wagner
Institution: Ohio State University
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Homepage: http://faculty.psy.ohio-state.edu/wagner/
State and/or Country: OH
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: Can Complement Frames Help Children Learning the Meaning of Abstract Verbs?
(Kristen Asplin, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: The Semantics and Acquisition of Time in Language
Reviewer of: Syntax/Psycholinguistics: McDaniel, McKee & Smith Cairns (1996) (LL Issue 8.523)
Psycholinguistics: Bowerman & Levinson (LL Issue 12.925)
Cognitive Science, Semantics: Talmy (2003) (LL Issue 14.2954)
Linguistic Theories/Semantics: Gopnik & Meltzoff (1997) (LL Issue 9.1615)
Academic Paper Abstract: Interpretation of contrastive pitch accent in six- to eleven-year-old English-speaking children (and adults)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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