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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: Robert  Fiengo
Institution: Queens College (CUNY)
Homepage: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/dept/lingu/people/bob/index.html
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Semantics
Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  De Lingua Belief
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax and Processing of Scrambling Constructions in Russian
(Irina Sekerina, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Adicity and Reference: Middle voice and its components
(Erika Troseth, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Japanese -TE IRU and -TE ARU: The aspectual implications of the stage-level and individual-level distinction
(Mamori Sugita, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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