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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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Dissertation Title [Q] Author Date Posted Asc/Desc
Quantification in Jamaican Creole: The syntax and semantics of evri ('every') in interaction with indefinites Michele Marie Stewart 14-Apr-2007
Quantificational Aspects of LF Sašo Živanović 15-Dec-2008
Quantificational Modification: The semantics of totality and proportionality Zaina Hafiz Tsouhlaris 23-Jul-2010
Quantifier Scope and the Role of Intonation in Greek Mary Baltazani 06-Apr-2003
Quantifier Scope in Non-native Japanese: A comparative interlanguage study of Chinese, English, and Korean-speaking learners Heather Marsden 13-May-2005
Quantifiers in TIME and SPACE: Computational complexity of generalized quantifiers in natural language Jakub Szymanik 26-Mar-2009
Quantitative Approaches of Extracting Translation Resources from Parallel Corpora Maria Zimina-Poirot 26-Jan-2005
Quantitative Perspectives on Syntactic Variation in Dutch Dialects Marco René Spruit 09-May-2008
Que no olviden su cultura, y tambien el idioma: a case study of Mayan literacy revival in Guatemala Mary Jo Holbrock 11-Oct-2005
Quechua and Spanish Language Contact: Influence on the Quechua phonological system Michael Pasquale 05-Apr-2002
Question Intonation in Manchego Peninsular Spanish Nicholas C Henriksen 18-May-2010
Questions and Focus in Bulgarian Galina Dukova-Zheleva 06-Dec-2010
Questions and Quantifiers Aviva Shimelman 24-Aug-2010
Questions in American Sign Language: A quantitative analysis of raised and lowered eyebrows Traci Weast 12-May-2008