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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: Lyn  Frazier
Institution: University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Homepage: http://people.umass.edu/lyn/
State and/or Country: MA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Semantics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: psycholinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Construal
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax and Processing of Scrambling Constructions in Russian
(Irina Sekerina, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Two Types of Definites in Natural Language
(Florian Schwarz, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Prosody and LF Interpretation: Processing Japanese wh-questions
(Masako Hirotani, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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