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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: Alan  Timberlake
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Russian
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Reference Grammar of Russian
Dissertation Director * of: The Grammar of Have in a Have-less Language: Possession, Perfect, and Ergativity in North Russian
(Hakyung Jung, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Acquisition of Russian Aspect
(Sabine Stoll, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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