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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: J.  Clancy Clements
Institution: Indiana University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Genesis of a Language
 Structure, Meaning, and Acquisition in Spanish
 Contemporary Approaches to Romance Linguistics
 Functional Approaches to Spanish Syntax
 History, Society and Variation
 The Linguistic Legacy of Spanish and Portuguese
 Language Change in Contact Languages
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Contemporary Approaches to Romance Linguistics
 Language Change in Contact Languages
Dissertation Director * of: Limonese Creole: A case of contact-induced language change
(Elizabeth Winkler, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: John Lipski, A history of Afro-Hispanic language: Five centuries, five continents
A Creole origin for Barlovento Spanish? A linguistic and sociohistorical inquiry

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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