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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: Anne  Edith Baker
Institution: University of Amsterdam
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://aclc-fgw@uva.nl
State and/or Country: NA
Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Dutch Sign Language
Dutch
English
German
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Taal en Taalwetenschap
 Sign Language Acquisition
 Taal en Taalwetenschap, 2nd Edition
Courses Taught: Sign Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Language Developmental Disorders
Academic Paper Abstract: A Cross-Linguistic Investigation of the Acquisition of the Pragmatics of Indefinite and Definite Reference in Two-Year-Olds



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