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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: Jean-Roger  Vergnaud
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Syntax
Dissertation Director * of: Syntactically-Triggered VP Information Focus
(Miae Lee, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Syntactic Derivation and the Theory of Matching Contextual Features
(Tommi Leung, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Wh-Fronting in Chinese
(Candice Chi-Hang Cheung, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Minimalist Analysis of Participial Constructions
(Asier Alcazar, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Agreement on the Left Edge: The syntax of dislocation in Spanish
(Omar Beas, Author)

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