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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: Frank  Wijnen
Institution: Universiteit Utrecht
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State and/or Country: Utrecht
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Annual Review of Language Acquisition Volume 1 (2001)
 Storage and Computation in the Language Faculty
 Annual Review of Language Acquisition
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Annual Review of Language Acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: Grammar and Information Structure: A study with reference to Russian
(Natalia Slioussar, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: From Root Infinitive to Finite Sentence: The acquisition of verbal inflections and auxiliaries
(Elma Blom, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Non-adjacent dependency learning in infants at familial risk of dyslexia
Non-adjacent dependency learning in infants at familial risk of dyslexia

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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