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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: Joga  Singh Virk (IPA: ɟoga sɨʱŋg vɨrk)
Institution: Punjabi University
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State and/or Country: India   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): Hindi
Selected Publications: 1. Case and Agreement in Hindi: A Government Binding Approach
2. Case Dependencies in Hindi.
3. Categorial Status of Punjabi Case Morphemes, ECP, and Binding.
4. Compound Verb in Punjabi: A Generative Approach.
5. Word Order in Punjabi.
6. Adverbials of Location in Punjabi.
7. Deictic Categories in Punjabi.
8. Nouns of Location in Punjabi:Wholes, Parts, and Extremeties.
9. Referential and Agreement Indices.
10. The Case System of Subject in Punjabi.
11. Which Language, When, and Why.
Courses Taught: Generative Syntax, General Linguistics, Semantics, Morphology, Structure of Punjabi Language

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