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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: Nigel G.  Duffield
Institution: University of Sheffield
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Homepage: http://www.shef.ac.uk/english/staff/profiles/nigelduffield.html
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Comparative First and Second Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Vietnamese
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Particles and Projections in Irish Syntax
Courses Taught: ELL345 Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition
ELL221 Syntax 1
ELL6416 Current Issues in Second Language Acquisition
ELL113 Structure of English
Academic Paper Abstract: Clitic placement in L2 French: evidence from sentence matching
How do you like your doughnuts?
Native Speakers’ Versus L2 Learners’

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