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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: Pieter  C. Muysken
Institution: Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Bilingual Speech
 Taal en Taalwetenschap
 The Languages of the Andes
 From Linguistic Areas to Areal Linguistics
 Functional Categories
 Multi-verb Constructions
 Subordination in Native South American Languages
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Bilingual Speech
 Bilingual Speech
 From Linguistic Areas to Areal Linguistics
 The Languages of the Andes
Dissertation Director * of: Tungusic Vowel Harmony: Description and analysis
(Bing Li, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Grammaticalization in Creoles: The development of determiners and relative clauses in Sranan
(Adrienne Bruyn, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Evidentiality and Intersubjectivity in Yurakaré: An interactional account
(Sonja Gipper, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Movima
(Katharina Haude, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Pichi
(Kofi Yakpo, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Cohesion through contrast: Discourse structure in Shaba Swahili/French conversations
(Vincent De Rooij, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Another icon of language contact shattered
A sparkling apéritif or old wine in new bags?
Language contact outcomes as the result of bilingual optimization strategies

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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