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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: Marilyn  May Vihman
Institution: University of York
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Phonological Development: The Origins of Language in the Child
 Phonological Development
Academic Paper Abstract: Onset of word form recognition in English, Welsh, and English–Welsh bilingual infants
From phonetics to phonology: The emergence of first words in Italian
The role of production practice in lexical and phonological development – a commentary on Stoel-Gammon's ‘Relationships between lexical and phonological development in young children’*
When do infants begin recognizing familiar words in sentences?



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