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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: Bjarne  ├śrsnes
Institution: Copenhagen Business School
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Homepage: http://www.id.cbs.dk/index_en.htm
State and/or Country: Denmark   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Academic Paper Abstract: Wh-Optatives in Danish: Compositional and Noncompositional Aspects
VP anaphors and Object Shift: What do VP anaphors reveal about the licensing conditions for Object Shift in Danish?

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