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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: Christer  Platzack
Institution: Lund University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Acquisition of Swedish Grammar
Dissertation Director * of: Case in Icelandic - A Synchronic, Diachronic and Comparative Approach
(Johanna Barddal, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Input och output. Ordföljd i svenska barns huvudsatser och bisatser/Input and Output: Word order in Swedish children's main and embedded clauses
(Christian Waldmann, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The 'Reflexive' as an Interpretation
(Robert Ryan, Author)

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