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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: Paul  Fletcher
Institution: University College Cork
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Understanding Child Language
 The Handbook of Child Language
 Assessing Grammar
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Assessing Grammar
Dissertation Director * of: Language Transfer and the Acquisition of the English Dative Alternation by Native Speakers of Arabic
(Jihad Hamdan, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Coherence in Narratives of Turkish-speaking Children: The Role of Noun Phrases
(Hulya Özcan, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: What's in a word? Morphological awareness and vocabulary knowledge in three languages
Early vocabulary development in Mandarin (Putonghua) and Cantonese
Profiling vocabulary acquisition in Irish

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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