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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: Ljiljana  Progovac
Institution: Wayne State University
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Homepage: http://linguistics.wayne.edu/faculty/progovac.html
State and/or Country: MI
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Serbian
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Negative and Positive Polarity
 The Syntax of Nonsententials
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Syntax of Nonsententials
Dissertation Director * of: Clausal and Nominal Agreement in Russian: A unified approach
(Christopher Becker, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Acquisition of Clitics in Croatian and Spanish and its Implications for Syntactic Theory
(Andrea Carruthers, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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