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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: Fred  R. Eckman
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Homepage: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/FLL/faculty/eckman.html
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Confluence. Linguistics, L2 Acquisition & Speech Pathology
Academic Paper Abstract: Hypotheses and Methods in Second Language Acquisition: Testing the Noun Phrase Accessibility Hierarchy on Relative Clauses
THE ROLE OF NATIVE LANGUAGE PHONOLOGY IN THE PRODUCTION OF L2 CONTRASTS



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