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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: David  Gil
Institution: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://monolith.eva.mpg.de/~gil
State and/or Country: Malaysia   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Georgian
Japanese
Maricopa
Tagalog
Malay
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The World Atlas of Language Structures
 Language Complexity as an Evolving Variable
 Language Complexity as an Evolving Variable
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language Complexity as an Evolving Variable
 Language Complexity as an Evolving Variable
 The World Atlas of Language Structures
Dissertation Director * of: Tengger Javanese
(Thomas Conners, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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