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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: Ida  Toivonen
Institution: Carleton University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ling.canterbury.ac.nz/people/toivonen.shtml
State and/or Country: Canada   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Finnish
Sami, Inari
Swedish
Selected Publications: Non-Projecting Words: A case study of Swedish particles
Announced on LINGUIST :  Non-Projecting Words
 Saami Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Non-Projecting Words
Reviewer of: Morphology: Stump (2001) (second review) (LL Issue 13.622)
Academic Paper Abstract: The directed motion construction in Swedish
Symptomatic Imperfections



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