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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: Ute  Bohnacker
Institution: University of Uppsala
Dissertation Director * of: Input och output. Ordföljd i svenska barns huvudsatser och bisatser/Input and Output: Word order in Swedish children's main and embedded clauses
(Christian Waldmann, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: (In)Vulnerable Domains in Multilingualism
The Clause-Initial Position in L2 German Declaratives : Transfer of Information Structure
Introduction: The Nordic languages and second language acquisition theory
The clause-initial position in L2 Swedish declaratives: Word order variation and discourse pragmatics

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