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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: Elizaveta  Tarasova
Institution: International Pacific College
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State and/or Country: New Zealand   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Selected Publications: PhD Thesis, Victoria University of Wellington. Some new insights into the semantics of English N+N compounds.
Book review. Sergio Scalise & Irene Vogel (eds.), Cross-disciplinary issues in compounding. (=Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 311). Amsterdam and Philadelphia: Benjamins, 2010. viii+382pp. ISBN 978-90-272-4827-5 (hardback), ISBN 978-90-272-9089-2 (e-book). Word Structure. Volume 5, Page 254-266. Available Online October 2012
Courses Taught: Language and Culture, Introduction to Linguistics, Morphology, Introduction to TESOL

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