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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: Peter  Collins
Institution: University of New South Wales
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Clause in English
 English in Australia
 New Frontiers of Corpus Research.
 Modals and Quasi-modals in English
 Comparative Studies in Australian and New Zealand English
 English Grammar
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  English in Australia



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