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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: William  Snyder
Institution: University of Connecticut
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Homepage: http://web.uconn.edu/snyder
State and/or Country: CT
Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Child Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Child Language
Dissertation Director * of: The Acquisition of Japanese Case Particles and the Theory of Case Checking
(Kazumi Matsuoka, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Contextual Variables
(Luisa Martí, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Successive Cyclicity, Anti-Locality, and Adposition Stranding
(Klaus Abels, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Logic and Grammar in Child Language: How children acquire the semantics of polarity sensitivity
(Lyn Tieu, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Pronouns as Elsewhere Elements: Implications for language acquisition
(Elaine Grolla, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Developmental Perspectives on the Acquisition of the Passive
(Jean Crawford, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A'-dependencies in Spanish and Basque
(Lara Reglero, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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