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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: Robert  Mailhammer
Institution: Arizona State University
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Homepage: http://www.lrz-muenchen.de/~mailhammer
State and/or Country: NA
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Germanic Strong Verbs
 English Historical Linguistics 2008
 Lexical and Structural Etymology
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Germanic Strong Verbs
 English Historical Linguistics 2008
Courses Taught: Morphology, Phonology
Dissertation Abstract: A Morphological and Etymological Study of the Germanic Strong Verbs
Reviewer of: Historical Linguistics: Levin (2002) (LL Issue 15.1554)
General Linguistics/English: Burridge (2004) (LL Issue 16.654)
Historische Sprachwissenschaft des Deutschen (LL Issue 22.2913)

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