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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: Olga  L Zavitnevich-Beaulac
Institution: Université du Québec à Montréal
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State and/or Country: QC
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
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Selected Publications: On Wh-Questions and on Nature of Wh-Words in Russian. In Working Papers of RCEAP, Cambridge University, 1999, vol.9
Reviewer of: Syntax: Boeckx & Grohmann, eds. (2003) (LL Issue 15.649)

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