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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: Ur  Shlonsky
Institution: University of Geneva
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Homepage: http://www.unige.ch/lettres/linguistique/shlonsky/accueil.html
State and/or Country: Switzerland   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Research in Afroasiatic Grammar
 Clause Structure and Word Order in Hebrew and Arabic: An Essay in Comparative Semitic Syntax
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax-Information Structure Interface: A comparative view from Romanian
(Gabriela Soare, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Construction of the DP Domain: From un-NPs and du/des-NPs in French to bare nouns in Romance and Germanic
(Tabea Ihsane, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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