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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: Stephanie  Durrleman-Tame
Institution: University of Geneva
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State and/or Country: Switzerland   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Creole English, Jamaican
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Structure and Variation in Language Contact
 The Syntax of Jamaican Creole
Dissertation Abstract: The Syntax of Jamaican Creole : A cartographic perspective



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