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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: Antonella  Sorace
Institution: University of Edinburgh
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ling.ed.ac.uk/~antonell
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Syntax
Neurolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: (second) language acquisition;bilingualism; syntax-lexicon interface; neuroimaging of bilinguals
Subject Language(s): English
French
Italian
Spanish
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: Gradients in auxiliary selection with intransitive verbs.
Syntactic optionality in non-native grammars; Lexical constraints on the acquisition of split intransitivity: evidence from L2 Japanese. Magnitude estimation of linguistic acceptability.
Announced on LINGUIST :  EUROSLA Yearbook
 Paths of Development in L1 and L2 Acquisition
 Paths of Development in L1 and L2 Acquisition
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  EUROSLA Yearbook
 Paths of Development in L1 and L2 Acquisition
Courses Taught: First language acquisition; second language acquisition; psycholinguistics; developmental syntax
Dissertation Director * of: Anaphoric Preferences of Null and Overt Subjects in Italian and Spanish: a cross-linguistic comparison
(Francesca Filiaci, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Structural Interference from the Source Language: A psycholinguistic investigation of syntactic processes in non-professional translation
(Robert M Maier, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Gradient auxiliary selection and impersonal passivization in German: an experimental
Bilingual children's sensitivity to specificity and genericity: Evidence from metalinguistic awareness
Pronominal Objects in English–Italian and Spanish–Italian Bilingual Children

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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