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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: Lisa  Lai-Shen Cheng
Institution: Universiteit Leiden
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The First Glot International State-of-the-Article
 On the Typology of Wh-Questions
 The Second Glot International State-of-the-Article Book
 Wh-movement: Moving On
 Diagnosing Syntax
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  On the Typology of Wh-Questions
 The Second Glot International State-of-the-Article Book
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax of Object Marking in Sambaa: A comparative Bantu perspective
(Kristina Riedel, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: On the Typology of Wh-Questions

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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