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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: Krisztina  Zajd√≥
Institution: University of Texas at Austin
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State and/or Country: TX
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications: The acquisition of vowels in Hungarian-speaking children aged two to four years: A cross-sectional study.
Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, University of Washington (Seattle), 2002.
Courses Taught: public speaking - voice and articulation improvement;
biological and social foundations of early speech/language acquisition; multicultural research methods.

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