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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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FYI: Free Access to Lingua SI on Syntax & Cognition

Author: Christopher Tancock

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FYI Body: We are very pleased to offer three months' free access to the newly-published Lingua special issue on ‘Syntax and Cognition’. Featuring contributions from Chomsky and Haegeman among others, we invite you to read the articles for free at the following site:


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