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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: Hilde  HasselgĂ„rd
Institution: University of Oslo
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Information Structure in a Cross-linguistic Perspective.
 Adjunct Adverbials in English
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Information Structure in a Cross-linguistic Perspective.
Dissertation Abstract: Where and When: Positional and Functional Conventions for Sequences of Time and Space Adverbials in Present-day English
Dissertation Director * of: Presentative Constructions in English and Norwegian
(Jarle Ebeling, Author)

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