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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: Ianthi-Maria  Tsimpli
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.enl.auth.gr/instructor_en.asp?Id=25
State and/or Country: Greece   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Prefunctional Stage of First Language Acquisition
 The Mind of a Savant: Language, Learning and Modularity
 The Signs of a Savant
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Signs of a Savant
Dissertation Director * of: The Acquisition of Tough-Movement in English
(D. Anderson, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The L2 Acquisition of English Finiteness by Cantonese Learners - A Generative Approach
(Wai lan Tsang, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Noun-noun Compounds in the Greek-English Interlanguage
(Eleni Agathopoulou, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Wh-constructions and the division of labour between syntax and the interfaces
(Christos Vlachos, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Exploring the Discourse-Syntax and the Lexicon-Syntax Interfaces in Language Pathology: Evidence from Broca's aphasia
(Eleni Peristeri, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Comprehension and Production of Wh-Interrogatives in the L1 Acquisition of Greek
(Evangelia Asproudi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Feature Interpretability in Second Language Acqusition: Evidence from the Null Subject Parameter in the Greek/English interlanguage
(Alexandra Prentza, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Role of Phonological Salience and Feature Interpretability in the Grammar of Typically Developing and Language Impaired Children
(Maria Mastropavlou, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Language against the odds: the learning of British Sign Language by a polyglot savant
The on-line processing of unaccusativity in Greek agrammatism

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