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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: Jeff  Siegel
Institution: University of New England
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Processes of Language Contact: Studies from Australia and the South Pacific.
 Language Description, History and Development
 The Emergence of Pidgin and Creole Languages
 Second Dialect Acquisition
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Second Dialect Acquisition
 Processes of Language Contact: Studies from Australia and the South Pacific.
 Processes of Language Contact: Studies from Australia and the South Pacific.
Dissertation Director * of: Referring Expressions and Referential Practice in Roper Kriol (Northern Territory, Australia)
(Sophie Nicholls, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Constraints on substrate transfer revisited

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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