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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: Mary  Johnson
Institution: Ohio State University
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State and/or Country: OH
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Specialty: Negative Imperatives
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: Johnson. Mary & John Grinstead. “Variation in the voseo and tuteo
negative imperatives in Argentine Spanish. Universiy of Pennsylvania
Working Papers in Linguistics: Vol. 16: Iss. 2. 2011
Courses Taught: Spanish 102.01, 102.66, 103.01, 103.66, 401, 404
Reviewer of: Interpreting Imperatives (LL Issue 24.699)
Academic Paper Abstract: Pronominal case and verbal finiteness contingencies in child English

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