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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: Teresa  Fanego
Institution: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.usc-teresafanego.es/
State and/or Country: Spain   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Specialty: Historical syntax, Syntax, Shakespeare's English
Selected Publications: On reanalysis and actualization in syntactic change (Diachronica 21 (2004))
Some strategies for coding sentential subjects in English (Studies in Language 28:321-361 (2004)).
English Historical Syntax and Morphology (Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2002).
Sounds,Words, Texts and Change (Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2002).
For other publications see my home page.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Sounds, Words, Texts and Change
 English Historical Syntax and Morphology
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Sounds, Words, Texts and Change
 English Historical Syntax and Morphology
Courses Taught: History of English.
English Morphology.
Cognitive Grammar.
Academic Paper Abstract: Bettelou Los, The rise of the to-infinitive. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. xvi+335.

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