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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: Alfonso  Vives Cuesat
Institution: University of Salamanca
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State and/or Country: Salamanca
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Greek, Ancient
Selected Publications: "The expression of logophoricity in Ancient Greek", Actas del VI Congreso de Lingüística General, Santiado de Compostela (2004).
Courses Taught: "Greek Syntax I" and "Greek Syntax II" (University of Salamanca)

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