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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: Cynthia  L. Allen
Institution: Australian National University
Homepage: http://arts.anu.edu.au/linguistics/arts_fac/staff/allen.html
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English, Middle
English, Old
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Case Marking and Reanalysis: Grammatical Relations from Old to Early Modern English
 Genitives in Early English
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Genitives in Early English
Dissertation Director * of: Topics in Sinhala Syntax
(Kumara Henadeera, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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