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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: Katherine  Messenger
Institution: University of Warwick
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Homepage: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/psych/people/kmessenger/
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Reviewer of: Language Acquisition (LL Issue 21.2569)
Fundamentals of Psycholinguistics (LL Issue 22.2499)
Research Methods in Child Language (LL Issue 23.2898)
Academic Paper Abstract: Is Children's Acquisition of the Passive a Staged Process? Evidence from Six- and Nine-Year-Olds' Production of Passives



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