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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: Evan  Kidd
Institution: University of Manchester
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Acquisition of Relative Clauses
Academic Paper Abstract: Lexical and referential cues to sentence interpretation: an investigation of children's interpretations of ambiguous sentences
Children do not overcome lexical biases where adults do: the role of the referential scene in garden-path recovery
Individual differences in syntactic priming in language acquisition



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