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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: Martha  Young-Scholten
Institution: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Focus on Phonological Acquisition
 Paths of Development in L1 and L2 Acquisition
 Paths of Development in L1 and L2 Acquisition
 Low-Educated Second Language and Literacy Acquisition
 Input Matters in SLA
 The Acquisition of German
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Paths of Development in L1 and L2 Acquisition
 Input Matters in SLA
 The Acquisition of German
Dissertation Director * of: Child L2 Phonology Acquisition under the Influence of multiple Varieties
(Alex Ho-Cheong Leung, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Syntactic Development in the Second Language Acquisition of French by Instructed English Learners
(Vivienne Rogers, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: All acquisition begins with the projection of a bare verb phrase

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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