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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: Georg  A. Kaiser
Institution: Universität Konstanz
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: The Position of Object Clitics in the History of Romance Languages (Die Stellung der klitischen Objektpronomina in den romanischen Sprachen. Diachrone Perspektive und Korpusstudie zum Okzitanischen sowie zum Katalanischen und Französischen)
(Marc-Olivier Hinzelin, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Le paramètre du sujet nul dans les variétés dialectales de l’occitan et du francoprovençal
The Neuter Pronoun ELLO in Dominican Spanish and the Null Subject Property (Das neutrale Pronomen ello im dominikanischen Spanisch und die Nullsubjekteigenschaft : Anhang: Korpus und Bibliographie zu ello und unpersönlichen Konstruktionen [...])
Preposition stranding and orphaning: The case of bare prepositions in French
On expletive subject pronoun drop in Colloquial French

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