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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: Eric  Haeberli
Institution: University of Geneva
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Features, Categories and the Syntax of A-Positions
 Reading Working Papers in Linguistics 7
Dissertation Director * of: Negation in Early English: Parametric variation and grammatical competition
(Phillip Wallage, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Features, Categories and the Syntax of A-Positions. Synchronic and Diachronic Variation in the Germanic Languages
Academic Paper Abstract: Mark Baltin and Chris Collins (eds.), The handbook of contemporary syntactic theory. Malden, MA and Oxford: Blackwell, 2001. Pp. xii+860.
Structural variation in Old English root clauses

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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