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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: Stephen  Wechsler
Institution: University of Texas at Austin
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Homepage: http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~wechsler/
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
 The Many Faces of Agreement
Dissertation Director * of: The Structure of the Serbian Noun Phrase
(Larisa Zlatic, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: On the Form and Meaning of Chinese Bare Conditionals: Not just 'whatever'
(Yahui Anita Huang, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Grammaticization of Indexic Signs: How American sign language expresses numerosity
(Kearsy Cormier, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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