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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: Pauli  Brattico
Institution: University of Jyväskylä
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Homepage: https://staff.jyu.fi/Members/pajubrat/
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Finland   
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
Dissertation Director * of: Finnish A'-movement: Edges and islands
(Saara Huhmarniemi, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Causatives and the Empty Lexicon: A Minimalist perspective
Academic Paper Abstract: Finnish Negation, the EPP Feature and the Valuation Theory of Morphosyntax
Kayne's model of Case and Finnish nominal phrases
One-part and two-part models of nominal Case: Evidence from case distribution
Sandwich EPP hypothesis: Evidence from child Finnish
Pied-piping domains and adjunction coincide in Finnish

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