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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: Rodrigo  Gutiérrez-Bravo
Institution: El Colegio de México
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Homepage: http://es.geocities.com/rogubravo/index.html
State and/or Country: Mexico   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Language Family(ies): Mayan
Romance
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Structural Markedness and Syntactic Structure
 Cover Information Structure in Indigenous Languages of the Americas
 Representing Language: Essays in Honor of Judith Aissen
Dissertation Abstract: Structural Markedness and Syntactic Structure: A study of word order and the left periphery in Mexican Spanish



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