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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: Johannes  Paradis
Institution: University of Alberta
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Acquisition of French in Different Contexts
Dissertation Director * of: The Oral Comprehension of Clitics by L2 Learners of French
(Valerie Wust, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Bilingual children with specific language impairment: Theoretical and applied issues
Lexical acquisition over time in minority first language children learning English as a second language
The Acquisition of Tense in English: Distinguishing child second language from first language and specific language impairment
Crosslinguistic transfer in the acquisition of compound words in Persian–English bilinguals
The interface between bilingual development and specific language impairment
Response to Commentaries on the interface between bilingual development and specific language impairment
Bilingual children's acquisition of the past tense: a usage-based approach
Developmental trends and L1 effects in early L2 learners’ onset cluster production
Acquisition of English grammatical morphology by internationally adopted children from China

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