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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: Susan  Ervin-Tripp
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
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Homepage: http://ist-socrates.berkeley.edu/~ervintrp/
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: Morphosyntactic Change in Progress: A psycholinguistic treatment
(Joyce Boyland, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Talking to Adults: the contribution of multiparty discourse to language acquisition

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