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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: Gert  Webelhuth
Institution: Universität Göttingen
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.gwdg.de/~goeengl/lingu.htm
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Morphology
Syntax
Specialty: English and German Linguistics
Selected Publications: See my homepage
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Theory of Predicates
 Government and Binding Theory and the Minimalist Program: Principles and Parameters in Syntactic Theory
Courses Taught: See my homepage



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