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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: Philip  W. Davis
Institution: Rice University
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Homepage: philipwdavis.com
State and/or Country: TX
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Specialty: Syntax & semantics, language description
Subject Language(s): Alabama
Bella Coola
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Dictionary of Yogad
 Alternative Linguistics: Descriptive and Theoretical Modes
 The Grammar of Yogad
 A Dictionary of Yogad
Dissertation Director * of: Proto-Bungku-Tolaki: Reconstruction of its phonology and aspects of its morphosyntax
(David Mead, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Determinacy and Participant Formation: De Marmore Angeli
(John Baker, Author)
Reviewer of: Topic and Focus (LL Issue 19.3804)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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