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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: Christina  M. Tortora
Institution: City University of New York
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/~tortora/
State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Italian
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Current Issues in Romance Languages
 The Syntax of Italian Dialects
 The Function of Function Words and Functional Categories
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Current Issues in Romance Languages
 The Function of Function Words and Functional Categories
Dissertation Director * of: Gender-Animacy and the Morpho-Syntax of Object Clitics in Dutch
(Annemarie Toebosch, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax of Non-verbal Causation: The causative apomorphy of 'from' in Greek and Germanic languages
(Alexandra Ioannidou, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Adicity and Reference: Middle voice and its components
(Erika Troseth, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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