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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: Thórhallur  Eythórsson
Institution: University of Manchester
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://fraedi.is/kvistur/hofundur.php?id=28
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Grammatical Change and Linguistic Theory
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Grammatical Change and Linguistic Theory
Reviewer of: Historical Linguistics: Green (1998) (LL Issue 12.1578)
Academic Paper Abstract: The change that never happened: the story of oblique subjects



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