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Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"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: Bettelou  Los
Institution: Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Rise of the to-Infinitive
 The Handbook of the History of English
 Linguistics in the Netherlands 2006
 Linguistics in the Netherlands 2007
 The Handbook of the History of English
 Information Structure and Syntactic Change in the History of English
 Morphosyntactic Change
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Handbook of the History of English
 The Handbook of the History of English
 Information Structure and Syntactic Change in the History of English
 Morphosyntactic Change
Academic Paper Abstract: The consequences of the loss of verb-second in English: information structure and syntax in interaction



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