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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: Kenneth  Hyltenstam
Institution: Stockholm University
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State and/or Country: Sweden   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Processing and Simultaneous Interpreting
Dissertation Director * of: Code-switching in Chicano Theater: Power, identity and style in three plays by CherrĂ­e Moraga
(Carla Jonsson, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The Robustness of Aptitude Effects in Near-Native Second Language Acquisition
Dominant-language replacement: The case of international adoptees
Does first language maintenance hamper nativelikeness in a second language?

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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