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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: Olena  Tsurska
Institution: Arizona State University
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State and/or Country: CA
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Syntax
Specialty: Sentential Negation and Negative Concord in Slavic Languages; Left Periphery/Wh-Movement
Subject Language(s): Russian
Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
Courses Taught: Modern English Grammar
English in its Social Setting
Reviewer of: Topics in the History of Russian (LL Issue 19.2861)
The Left Periphery (LL Issue 20.2583)



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