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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: Jeannette  C. Schaeffer
Institution: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Acquisition of Direct Object Scrambling and Clitic Placement. Syntax and pragmatics.
 Language Competence Across Populations
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language Competence Across Populations
Dissertation Director * of: On the Acquisition of Hebrew Compositional Telicity
(Aviya Hacohen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Towards an Explanation of First Language Acquisition of Hebrew Coordination
(Leah Paltiel-Gedalyovich, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Subject realization in early Hebrew/English bilingual acquisition: The role of crosslinguistic influence

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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