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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: Hiroyuki  Nawata
Institution: Shimane University
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State and/or Country: Shimane
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): New English
Selected Publications: Grammatical Change at PF: For To Infinitives in English and Distributed Morphology
On the Dialect Variation of Verb Second in Middle English
The Rich Agreement Hypothesis and the Loss of Verb Second in English
Courses Taught: Introduction to English Linguistics
English Syntax
History of English

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