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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: Brian  K. Agbayani (IPA: agbajani)
Institution: California State University, Fresno
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State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Selected Publications: 2001 “Unifying Left-Peripheral Deletion, Gapping and Pseudogapping,” (with Ed Zoerner), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society.

2000 “Wh-Subjects in English and the Vacuous Movement Hypothesis,” Linguistic
Inquiry 31.4.

1999 “The Locality and Optionality of Scrambling,” Proceedings of the North Eastern Linguistics Society (NELS) 29. GLSA, Amherst, Mass.

1998 “Generalized Pied-Piping and Island Effects,” Proceedings of the North Eastern Linguistics Society (NELS) 28. GLSA, Amherst, Mass.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Proceedings of the Fifteenth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Courses Taught: Undergraduate Syntax
Graduate Syntax

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