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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: Arnold  M. Zwicky
Institution: Stanford University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www-csli.stanford.edu/~zwicky/
State and/or Country: CA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Morphology
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Clitics: A Comprehensive Bibliography 1892-1991
 The Handbook of Morphology
 Natural Language Parsing
Dissertation Director * of: Lexically Triggered Unbounded Discontinuities in English: An indexed phrase structure grammar approach
(Hee-Rahk Chae, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Logical and Empirical Foundations of Baker's Paradox
(Elizabeth Coppock, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Asking Questions: language variation and language acquisition
(Bruno Estigarribia, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The sociolinguistics of a short-lived innovation: Tracing the development of quotative all across spoken and internet newsgroup data

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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