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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: Corey  J. Zwikstra
Institution: Washburn University
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State and/or Country: KS
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): English
Icelandic
Latin
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: Zwikstra, Corey. 'Wintrum Frod': Frod and the Aging Mind in Old English Poetry.' Studies in Philology 108.2 (2011): 133-64
Courses Taught: Old English
Chaucer
Modern English Grammar (including a section on Stylistics)
writing
Reviewer of: A Companion to the History of the English Language (LL Issue 24.338)
The Oxford Handbook of the History of English (LL Issue 25.955)



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