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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: Marc  L. Greenberg
Institution: University of Kansas
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ku.edu/~slavic/greenberg.shtml
State and/or Country: KS
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Specialty: Dialectology
Subject Language(s): Slovenian
Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
Selected Publications: A Historical Phonology of the Slovene Language (= Historical Phonology of the Slavic Languages, Bd. 13). Heidelberg: Universitaetsverlag C. Winter, 2000.

Editor, The Sociolinguistics of Slovene (= International Journal of the Sociology of Language, v. 124). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1997.

Co-Editor, Slovenski jezik/Slovene Linguistic Studies. Ljubljana/Lawrence: ZRC SAZU/Hall Center for the Humanities, U. of Kansas, 1997-- .
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Short Reference Grammar of Slovene
Courses Taught: Old Church Slavic
Old Russian Grammar
Intro. to Slavic Langs. & Linguistics
Comparative Slavic Linguistics
Language & Identity in East-Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union
Reviewer of: Historical Linguistics: Andersen, ed. (2003) (LL Issue 14.2178)
Historical Linguistics: Joseph & Janda, eds. (2003) (LL Issue 14.2841)

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