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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  MacSwan
Institution: Arizona State University
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Homepage: http://www.public.asu.edu/~macswan/index.html
State and/or Country: AZ
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Minimalist Approach to Intrasentential Code Switching
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Minimalist Approach to Intrasentential Code Switching
Academic Paper Abstract: Codeswitching and generative grammar: A critique of the MLF model and some remarks on “modified minimalism”
Remarks on Jake, Myers-Scotton and Gross's response: There is no "Matrix Language"

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