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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: Anders  Holmberg
Institution: Durham University
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Some aspects of the grammar of Zina Kotoko
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Some aspects of the grammar of Zina Kotoko
Dissertation Director * of: Clausal Architecture and Subject Positions: Impersonal constructions in the Germanic languages
(Sabine Mohr, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Quantifier Scope in Non-native Japanese: A comparative interlanguage study of Chinese, English, and Korean-speaking learners
(Heather Marsden, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax of Tenselessness: On copying constructions in Swedish
(Anna-Lena Wiklund, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Object Shift in the Scandinavian Languages: Syntax, information structure, and intonation
(Mayumi Hosono, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The EPP and Null Subjects in Romance
(Michelle Sheehan, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Features and Categories: Non-finite constructions in Finnish
(Päivi Koskinen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Bare Argument Ellipsis and Information Structure
(Marina Kolokonte, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Comparative Study of Compound Words in English, Japanese and Mainland Scandinavian
(Makiko Mukai, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: T-to-R and the Northern Subject Rule: questionnaire-based spatial, social and structural linguistics

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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