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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: Nigel  D. Quayle
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State and/or Country: France   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Specialty: Psychomechanics
Selected Publications: "Up et le verbe ` particule en anglais " 350p Presses Universitaires de Lille
"-s- en anglais contemporain : un morphhme de transcendance" in "Modhles linguistiques 33
"Du virtuel ` l'actuel :le subjonctif en anglais" in "Modhles linguistiques 37
Courses Taught: Lexical semantics
Phrasal Verbs
Word Order

General English courses at above school (part of French "Grandes Ecoles" system
Co-director of research team (Paris-Sorbonne) in psychomechanics
Co-editor of linguistic review - "Modhles linguistiques" (started in 1970 - 36 issues to date)
Dissertation Director * of: Contribution to a Psychomechanical Analysis of Zero Determination in Present-Day English
(Florent Moncomble, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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