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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: Randall  Eggert
Institution: University of Utah
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.hum.utah.edu/display.php?module=facultyDetails&personId=724&orgI
State and/or Country: UT
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Selected Publications: _CLS_ 33 (co-editor)
I'm Not Here Right Now: Salience in Pure Indexical Reference
Grammaticality and Context with Respect to _and..._ and _or... respectively_
I bet you think this paper is about _you_: Participant roles and 'you'
Courses Taught: Intro to Linguistics
Intro to Syntax
Intro to Phonetics/Phonology
Grammar and Stylistics
Pragmatics and Writing
Writing for Publication
Bad Words and Taboo Terms
The Structure of Hungarian
Dissertation Abstract: Disconcordance: The syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of or- agreement
Dissertation Director * of: Topics in Mocho' Phonology and Morphology
(Naomi Palosaari, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Relative Frequency of Patterns and Learnability: The case of phonological harmony
(Aleksandra Zaba, Author)

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