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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: Andrew  Nevins
Institution: University College London
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Homepage: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~lingdept/f_nevins.html
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonology
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Inflectional Identity
 Rules, Constraints, and Phonological Phenomena
 Locality in Vowel Harmony
 Morphotactics
Dissertation Abstract: Conditions on (Dis)Harmony
Dissertation Director * of: The Grammar of Have in a Have-less Language: Possession, Perfect, and Ergativity in North Russian
(Hakyung Jung, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Elliptical Predicate Constructions in Mandarin
(Ruixi Ai, Author)
Reviewer of: Morphology/Phonology/Language Acquisition: Di Sciullo, ed. (2003) (LL Issue 14.2482)



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