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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: Kenneth  Wexler
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Homepage: http://web.mit.edu/afs/athena.mit.edu/org/l/linguistics/www/wexler.home.html
State and/or Country: MA
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Language Acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: INFL in Child and Adult Language: Agreement, case and licensing.
(Carson Sch├╝tze, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Semantic and Pragmatic Language Development in Typical Acquisition, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Williams Syndrome with Reference to Developmental Neurogenetics of the latter
(Nadezhda (Nadya) Modyanova, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Article Semantics in Second Language Acquisition
(Tania Ionin, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Comprehension of reflexive and personal pronouns in children with autism: A syntactic or pragmatic deficit?

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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