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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: Edith A.  Moravcsik
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Homepage: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/FLL/faculty/moravcsik.html
State and/or Country: WI
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Specialty: syntax, language typology, Hungarian grammar
Subject Language(s): Hungarian
Selected Publications: - Why is syntax complicated?
- A semantic analysis of
associative plurals
- Agreement
- Infixing

Announced on LINGUIST :  Functionalism and Formalism in Linguistics
 Introduction to Syntax
 Introduction to Syntactic Theory
 Formulaic Language
 Formulaic Language
 Formulaic Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Functionalism and Formalism in Linguistics
Courses Taught: Introduction to linguistics, Syntax, Language typology and language universals, Hungarian language
Dissertation Director * of: Denominal Verb Formation in English
(Carolyn Gottfurcht, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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