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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: John  Foreman (IPA: John Foreman)
Institution: University of Texas - Pan American
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State and/or Country: TX
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Zapotec, Sierra de Juárez
Selected Publications: Foreman, J., & Dooley, S. (under review). Causative morphology in Macuiltianguis Zapotec. To appear in N. Operstein, & A. H. Sonnenschein (Eds.), Valence-changing devices in Zapotecan. Boston, MA: Brill.

Foreman, J. (2012). 'Locative' possessive constructions in Macuiltianguis Zapotec. In B. D. Lillehaugen, & A. H. Sonnenschein (Eds.), Expressing location in Zapotec. LINCOM Studies in Native American Linguistics 61. (pp. 195-220). Munich, Germany: Lincom Europa.
Courses Taught: Intro to Linguistics
English Grammar
Syntax (undergraduate)
Syntax (graduate)

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