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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: Freek  van de Velde
Institution: Université Catholique de Louvain
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Homepage: http://wwwling.arts.kuleuven.ac.be/nedling/fvandevelde/index.htm
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Belgium   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Syntax
Typology
Subject Language(s): Dutch
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Reviewer of: Ling Theories: Anstey & Mackenzie (2005) (LL Issue 16.1728)
Academic Paper Abstract: Adverbial Morphology: How Dutch and German are Moving Away from English
Left-peripheral expansion of the English NP



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