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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: George  J . Xydopoulos (IPA: ksidopulos)
Institution: University of Patras
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State and/or Country: Greece   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Specialty: Lexicology
Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern
Courses Taught: Lexicology & Lexicography
Lexical Semantics
Language Acquisition
Research Methods in Linguistics
General Linguistics
Dissertation Abstract: Tense, Aspect and Adverbials in Modern Greek

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