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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: Catherine  Rose Fortin
Institution: Carleton College
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State and/or Country: MN
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Indonesian
Dissertation Abstract: Indonesian Sluicing and Verb Phrase Ellipsis: description and explanation in a minimalist framework
Reviewer of: Discourse Analysis/Syntax: Englebretson (2003) (LL Issue 14.2771)
Semantics/Syntax: ter Meulen & Abraham (2004) (LL Issue 16.1499)
Syntax/Phonology/Austronesian Lang: Stoel (2005) (LL Issue 17.203)

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