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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: Henning  Andersen
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Historical Linguistics 1993. Selected Papers from the 11th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Los Angeles, 16-20 August 1993
 Actualization. Linguistic Change in Progress.
 Language Contacts in Prehistory
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Actualization. Linguistic Change in Progress.
 Language Contacts in Prehistory
Dissertation Director * of: Resultatives, Derived Statives, and Lexical Semantic Structure
(Eric Jackson, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Trills, Taps and Stops in Contrast and Variation
(Susan Inouye, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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