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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: Rachel  Nordlinger
Institution: University of Melbourne
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/people/staff/nordlinger.html
State and/or Country: VIC
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): Wambaya
Language Family(ies): Australian
Selected Publications: see above web page
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Grammar of Wambaya, Northern Territory (Australia)
 Constructive Case
 A Grammar of Tetun Dili
 A Grammar of Bilinarra
Courses Taught: Introduction to Linguistics
Advanced Syntax
Field Methods
Dissertation Director * of: Agreement in Mawng: Productive and lexicalised uses of agreement in an Australian language
(Ruth Singer, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Oksapmin
(Robyn Loughnane, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Case-Marking in Contact: The development and function of case morphology in Gurindji Kriol, an Australian mixed language
(Felicity Meakins, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Kuuk Thaayorre
(Alice Gaby, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Nominal juxtaposition in Australian languages: An LFG analysis

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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