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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: William  O'Grady
Institution: University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Contemporary Linguistics
 How Children Learn Language
 Syntactic Carpentry
 Contemporary Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Contemporary Linguistics
 Contemporary Linguistics
 How Children Learn Language
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax of Event Structure in Chinese
(Jung-hsing Chang, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Split Analysis of Caki-binding in Korean
(Kihong Lim, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Temporal Expectancy and the Experience of Statistics in Language Processing
(Hunter Hatfield, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Locative Expressions in Korean and Turkish: A Cognitive Grammar Approach
(Ebru Turker, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Bridging the Gap Between Theoretical Linguistics and Psycholinguistics in L2 Phonology: Acquisition and processing of word stress by French Canadian L2 learners of English
(Annie Temblay, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Psycholinguistic Perspective on Finnish and Japanese Prosody: Perception, production and child acquisition of consonantal quantity distinctions
(Katsura Aoyama, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: An Emergentist Perspective on Heritage Language Acquisition
Language acquisition without an acquisition device

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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