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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: Jessica  Nowak
Institution: Johannes Gutenberg-Universit├Ąt Mainz
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Homepage: http://www.germanistik.uni-mainz.de/508.php
Academic Paper Abstract: Strong-Verb Paradigm Leveling in Four Germanic Languages: A Category Frequency Approach
On the Emergence of an Eighth Ablaut Class in German and Dutch

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