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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: Hans  Basbøll
Institution: University of Southern Denmark
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Phonology of Danish
 Sound Structure in Language
 Sound Structures in Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Phonology of Danish
Academic Paper Abstract: The Danish Communicative Developmental Inventories: Validity and main developmental trends
Early Vocabulary Development in Danish and Other Languages: A CDI-based comparison
Phonology and lexicon in a cross-linguistic perspective: the importance of phonetics – a commentary on Stoel-Gammon's ‘Relationships between lexical and phonological development in young children’*



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