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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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Case of Genie Nobuko Koyama-Murakami 11.993 30-Apr-2000
Cognitive Semantics of Proper Names Zouhair Maalej 12.1465 31-May-2001
Expectations, Semantics & Understanding Stephen Deiss 16.544 23-Feb-2005
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Foreign Language Learning Disability: Summary Andrea Osburne 9.213 11-Feb-1998
Sum: I'll shall, I'd should, I'd might etc. Carsten Breul 13.2513 01-Oct-2002
Intro to Relevance Theory Michael Kliffer 15.1837 16-Jun-2004
Language and Sleep Deprivation Resources Whitney Anne Postman 16.1510 11-May-2005
Maternal Input and Cognition Thora Tenbrink 11.1077 11-May-2000
Online Survey on Thematic Roles Brian Murphy 17.1209 20-Apr-2006
English Affect Word-List Brian Murphy 17.2734 19-Sep-2006
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Time Metaphors Crosslinguistically Sondes Hamdi 17.1777 11-Jun-2006
Very Multilingual Communities Richard Hudson 16.139 18-Jan-2005
Sum: Videos about the brain Barbara Abbott 8.274 24-Feb-1997



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