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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: Gisbert  Fanselow
Institution: Universit├Ąt Potsdam
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Selected Publications: Gradience in Grammar [Book]
Features, theta Roles, and Free Constituent Order [LI]
Amnestying Superiority Violations: Processing Multiple Questions [LI]
Distributed Deletion
Remarks on the Economy of Pronunciation

Announced on LINGUIST :  The Parametrization of Universal Grammar
 Minimality Effects in Syntax
 Gradience in Grammar
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Minimality Effects in Syntax
Courses Taught: Syntax, Psycholinguistics
Reviewer of: Syntax/Morphology: Richards (2001) (LL Issue 14.2623)

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