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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: Martin  Hilpert
Institution: Université de Neuchâtel
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Announced on LINGUIST :  Germanic Future Constructions
 Constructional Change in English
 Space in Language and Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Constructional Change in English
Reviewer of: Synchrone Analyse als Fenster zur Diachronie (LL Issue 17.2397)
Academic Paper Abstract: Just because it's new doesn't mean people will notice it
The English comparative – language structure and language use
Modeling diachronic change in the third person singular: a multifactorial, verb- and author-specific exploratory approach

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