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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: Barbara  C. Lust
Institution: Cornell University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Syntactic Theory and First Language Acquisition: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives. Volume 2
 Syntactic Theory and First Language Acquisition: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives. Volume 1
 Studies in South Asian Linguistics: Sinhala and Other South Asian Languages
 First Language Acquisition
 Child Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  First Language Acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: The Acquisition of Verb Second Grammar in Child Swedish: Continuity of Universal Grammar in Wh-questions, topicalization and verb raising
(Lynn Santelmann, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Computational Study ofTransitivity
(Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Discourse-Morphosyntax Interface in Spanish non-finite Verbs: A comparison between adult and child grammars
(MarĂ­a Blume, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Identifying Auxiliaries in First Language Acquisition Evidence From A New Child French Corpus
(Cristina Dye, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Developmental Trends in the Acquisition of Relative Clauses: Cross-linguistic experimental study of Tulu
(Shamitha Somashekar, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Early childhood bilingualism leads to advances in executive attention: Dissociating culture and language

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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