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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: Robert  D. Borsley
Institution: University of Essex
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Homepage: http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~rborsley/
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Polish
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Syntactic Theory: A Unified Approach
 Slavic in Head-Driven Phrase-Structure Grammar
 The Syntax of Welsh
 Non-Transformational Syntax
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Non-Transformational Syntax
Dissertation Director * of: A Lexical Functional Grammar Approach to Modern Greek Relative Clauses
(Kakia Chatsiou, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: On so-called transitive expletives in Belfast English

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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