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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: Julio  Villa-GarcĂ­a
Institution: University of Connecticut
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State and/or Country: CT
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Theoretical Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: http://homepages.uconn.edu/~juv07002/
Courses Taught: 1010 Language and Mind
2010Q The Science of Linguistics
3610W Language and Culture
Dissertation Abstract: Aspects of the Morphosyntax of Finite Null Subjects in Romance (MA thesis)

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