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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: Peter  W. Culicover
Institution: Ohio State University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~culicove
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Syntactic Nuts: Hard Cases, Syntactic Theory, and Language Acquisition
 Principles and Parameters: An Introduction to Syntactic Theory
 Dynamical Grammar
 Simpler Syntax
 Natural Language Syntax
 English Focus Constructions and the Theory of Grammar
 Grammar & Complexity
 Explaining Syntax
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Dynamical Grammar
 Simpler Syntax
Dissertation Director * of: Intonation, Word Order, and Focus Projection in Serbo-Croatian
(Svetlana Godjevac, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The Rise and Fall of Constructions and the History of English Do-Support
English Focus Inversion

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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