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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: Tania  Ionin
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Homepage: http://www.linguistics.illinois.edu/people/tionin
State and/or Country: IL
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Second language acquisition; experimental semantics
Subject Language(s): English
Russian
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Proceedings of the 10th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Conference (GASLA 2009)
Courses Taught: Undergraduate:
Psycholinguistics

Graduate:
Psycholinguistics
Research design and methodology
English grammar for ESL teachers
Seminar in Second Language Acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: An Event Restriction Interval Theory of Tense
(Brandon Beamer, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Article Semantics in Second Language Acquisition
Academic Paper Abstract: Acquisition of Article Semantics by Child and Adult L2-English Learners
Transfer effects in the interpretation of definite articles by Spanish heritage speakers
A bidirectional study on the acquisition of plural noun phrase interpretation in English and Spanish

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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