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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: Hilary  Chappell
Institution: La Trobe University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/linguistics/publications/Chappell.html
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Language Family(ies): Chinese Subgroup
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Sinitic Grammar: Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives
 Sinitic Grammar: Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives
 Chinese Grammar
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Chinese Grammar
Dissertation Director * of: Tracking and Coding of Referents in Persian and English: A conversational analysis
(Hussein Shokouhi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Semantic and Syntactic Development of Verbs in the Language of Children with Autism
(Susan Douglas, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Discourse Markers in Colombian Spanish
(Catherine Travis, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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