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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: Yves  Roberge
Institution: University of Toronto
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Romance Linguistics: Theory and acquisition
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Romance Linguistics: Theory and acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: Le concept de paradigme et la morphologie verbale
(Mihaela Pirvulescu, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Transitivité et marquage d’objet différentiel
(Ross Bilous, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Dynamic Two-Place Indirect Verbs in French: A synchronic and diachronic study in variation and change of valence
(Michelle Troberg, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Position of the Sammarinese Dialects in the Romagnol Linguistic Group
(Alexander Michelotti, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Thematic indirect objects in French
Bilingualism as a window into the language faculty: The acquisition of objects in French-speaking children in bilingual and monolingual contexts
On the distinction between preposition stranding and orphan prepositions

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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