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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: Lyn  Tieu
Institution: Ecole Normale Supérieure
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Homepage: http://lyntieu.wordpress.com/
State and/or Country: US
France   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Pragmatics
Psycholinguistics
Semantics
Syntax
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
English
Dissertation Abstract: Logic and Grammar in Child Language: How children acquire the semantics of polarity sensitivity
Reviewer of: Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research (LL Issue 22.2867)
The Acquisition of Scope Interpretation in Dative Constructions (LL Issue 25.340)



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