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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: Andrew  Alexander Simpson
Institution: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Wh-Movement and the Theory of Feature-Checking
 Functional Structure(s), Form and Interpretation
 Language and National Identity in Asia
 Language and National Identity in Africa
 Language and National Identity in Africa
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Wh-Movement and the Theory of Feature-Checking
 Language and National Identity in Africa
 Language and National Identity in Africa
Dissertation Director * of: Factors Affecting Relative Clause Processing in Mandarin
(Fuyun Wu, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Wh-Fronting in Chinese
(Candice Chi-Hang Cheung, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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