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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: Kimberly  Geeslin
Institution: Indiana University
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Homepage: http://www.indiana.edu/~spanling
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Structure, Meaning, and Acquisition in Spanish
 Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries to Improve the Analysis of Second Language Data
 Selected Proceedings of the 14th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
 The Handbook of Spanish Second Language Acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: Perception of foreign accent in Spanish by native and nonnative listeners: Investigating the role of VOT and speech rate
(Elena Schoonmaker-Gates, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Acquiring a Variable Structure: An interlanguage analysis of second-language mood use in Spanish
(Aarnes Gudmestad, Author)
Reviewer of: Psycholinguistics: Gass & Selinker (2001) (LL Issue 12.1260)
Academic Paper Abstract: Introduction to Language Acquisition, Bilingualism and Copula Choice in Spanish
Variation in Contemporary Spanish: Linguistic predictors of estar in four cases of language contact
AN EXPLORATION OF THE RANGE AND FREQUENCY OF OCCURRENCE OF FORMS IN POTENTIALLY VARIABLE STRUCTURES IN SECOND-LANGUAGE SPANISH

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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