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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: Ingo  Plag (IPA: iŋgo plaak)
Institution: Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
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Homepage: http://www.phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de/anglistik3/plag/
State and/or Country: NA
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Morphological Productivity: Structural Constraints in English Derivation
 Word-Formation in English
 Phonology and Morphology of Creole Languages
 Introduction to English Linguistics
 Introduction to English Linguistics
 The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Introduction to English Linguistics
 Word-Formation in English
 Introduction to English Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: Interlanguage Morphology: Irregular verbs in the mental lexicon of German-English interlanguage speakers
(Thomas Wagner, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The Variability of Compound Stress in English: structural, semantic, and analogical factors
Informativeness Is A Determinant of Compound Stress in English
The role of prosodic structure in the formation of English blends

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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