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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: Kathleen  M. O'Connor
Institution: Université Charles-de-Gaulle
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State and/or Country: France   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Generative Syntax, Phonological Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: On the role of sympathy in acquisition

Interacting error patterns and the selection of treatment targets

The puzzle-puddle-picle problem and the Duke-of-York gambit in acquisition

Typological predictions in developmental phonology

Precursors to onset clusters in acquisition

Pre-posed color adjectives in French: A diachronic corpus study in micro-change

An analysis of adverbs in appositives

When is a cluster not a cluster

On the syntax and interpretation of apposition to nominal antecedents
Courses Taught: English language and linguistics
Dissertation Abstract: On the Syntax and Interpretation of Apposition to Nominal Antecedents

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