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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: Susanne  Wurmbrand
Institution: University of Connecticut
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Homepage: http://wurmbrand.uconn.edu
State and/or Country: CT
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Dutch
English
German
Icelandic
Japanese
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Infinitives: Restructuring and Clause Structure
 Infinitives
Courses Taught: Syntax (all graduate and undergraduate levels, seminars)

Structure of German

Structure of English

Intro to Linguistics

Language and Mind



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