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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: Andreas  Trotzke
Institution: Universit├Ąt Konstanz
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Homepage: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/home/trotzke
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax
Dissertation Abstract: Rethinking Syntactocentrism: Lessons from Recent Generative Approaches to Pragmatic Properties of Left-Periphery-Movement in German
Reviewer of: Latin Embedded Clauses (LL Issue 23.4367)



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