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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: Laurel  J. Brinton
Institution: University of British Columbia
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/brinton
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Historical Linguistics 1999: Selected papers from the 14th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Vancouver, 9-13 August 1999
 The Structure of Modern English
 Collocational and Idiomatic Aspects of Composite Predicates in the History of English
 Lexicalization and Language Change
 The English Language
 The Comment Clause in English
 The Development of English Aspectual Systems
 The Linguistic Structure of Modern English
 The English Language
 English Historical Linguistics
 English Historical Linguistics Volume 2
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Lexicalization and Language Change
 Collocational and Idiomatic Aspects of Composite Predicates in the History of English
 The Structure of Modern English
 Historical Linguistics 1999: Selected papers from the 14th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Vancouver, 9-13 August 1999
 The Comment Clause in English
 The English Language
 English Historical Linguistics



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