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Name: Thomas  Doukas
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern
Selected Publications: Aspects of Language Acquisition of Functional Constructions in Embedded clauses
Root Infinitives in Modern Greek New Evidence and Analysis from Child Greek
Functional categories in children’s early speech
Root Infinitive Analogue in Modern Greek. New data from Early Child Greek
Announced on LINGUIST :  SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics
Courses Taught: Language Acquisition
Syntactic Structure and Semantic Interpretation (tutorials)
Dissertation Abstract: Acquisiton of the Verbal Domain in Child Greek: Evidence from a new child Greek corpus
Reviewer of: Morphology and its Interfaces (LL Issue 23.1149)
Academic Paper Abstract: SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics

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