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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: Anna-Lena  Wiklund
Institution: Lund University
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Homepage: http://uit.no/humfak/tilsette/197
State and/or Country: US
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Swedish
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: The Syntax of Tenselessness: On Copying Constructions in Swedish.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Syntax of Tenselessness
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Syntax of Tenselessness
Dissertation Abstract: The Syntax of Tenselessness: On copying constructions in Swedish
Academic Paper Abstract: In search of the force of dependent verb second
Observations on extraction from V2 clauses in Scandinavian

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