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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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Title: BUCLD 24
Subtitle: Proceedings of the 24th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
Edited By: S. Catherine Howell
Sarah A. Fish
Thea Keith-Lucas
URL: http://www.cascadilla.com/bucld24toc.html
Series Title: Proceedings of the annual Boston University Conference Boston University Conference on Language Development
Description:

These proceedings contain 68 papers from November 1999 conference, covering a wide range of areas in language acquisition and language development. The volumes include the keynote paper by Elissa Newport and Richard Aslin, and the plenary paper by Stephen Crain. The table of contents and other details can be found on our web site at: http://www.cascadilla.com/bucld.html or you can send a blank e-mail to bucld24@cascadilla.com to have the order form and table of contents automatically sent to you by e-mail.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Syntax
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ISBN: 1574731521
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Pages: 807 p
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ISBN: 1574730525
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