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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: C├ęcile  de Cat
Institution: University of Leeds
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.personal.leeds.ac.uk/~lnpcd/
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Information Structure and its acquisition
Selected Publications: please see personal page
Announced on LINGUIST :  Peripheries
 French Dislocation
 The Bantu-Romance Connection
 French Dislocation
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  French Dislocation
 French Dislocation
Courses Taught: introduction to grammar (UG)
elements of grammar (MA)
language acquisition
second language acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: Argument Structure in Slovene
(Sabina Grahek, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: French Dislocation

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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