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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: Barbara  S Vance
Institution: Indiana University Bloomington
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Syntactic Change in Medieval French
 Contemporary Approaches to Romance Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Contemporary Approaches to Romance Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: Morphosyntactic Change in the History of the Mainland Scandinavian Languages
(John Sundquist, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Verb Order in Subordinate Clauses from Early New High German to Modern German
(Christopher Sapp, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Semantics and Syntax of the passé surcomposé in Modern French
(Kate Paesani, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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