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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: Barbara  Höhle
Institution: Universität Potsdam
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Academic Paper Abstract: Restrictions on Addition: Children's Interpretation of the Focus Particles auch ‘also’ and nur ‘only’ in German
Verb inflection in German-learning children with typical and atypical language acquisition: the impact of subsyllabic frequencies



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