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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: John  N. Williams
Institution: Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics University of Cambridge
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Announced on LINGUIST :  Statistical Learning and Language Acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: Implicit Learning of Semantic Preferences
(Albertyna Paciorek, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Investigating L2 Idiom Instruction Methods
(Sophia Skoufaki, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Learning without awareness
Incremental interpretation in second language sentence processing
Processing verb argument structure across languages: Evidence for shared representations in the bilingual lexicon
The representation of grammatical gender in the bilingual lexicon: Evidence from Greek and German
The Implicit Learning of Mappings between Forms and Contextually Derived Meanings
Implicit and Explicit Knowledge in Second Language Acquisition
Learning Novel Morphology

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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