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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: Eric  Potsdam
Institution: University of Florida
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Homepage: http://web.clas.ufl.edu/users/potsdam
State and/or Country: FL
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): English
Malagasy, Plateau
Language Family(ies): Austronesian
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Syntactic Issues in the English Imperative
 Selected Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference on African Linguistics
 Austronesian and Theoretical Linguistics
 Representing Language: Essays in Honor of Judith Aissen
Dissertation Director * of: Adjunct Control in Telugu and Assamese
(Youssef Haddad, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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