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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: Stephen  Crain
Institution: Macquarie University
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Homepage: http://www.maccs.mq.edu.au/members/profile.html?memberID=55
State and/or Country: MD
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Emergence of Meaning
Academic Paper Abstract: Scope Assignment in Chinese: Why children and adults differ
Focus Identification in Child Mandarin
Focus identification in child Mandarin
Children's interpretation of disjunction in the scope of ‘before’: a comparison of English and Mandarin
Children's use of phonological information in ambiguity resolution: a view from Mandarin Chinese
Downward Entailment in Child Mandarin



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