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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: Anja  Wanner
Institution: University of Wisconsin Madison
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://mendota.english.wisc.edu/~awanner/
State and/or Country: WI
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Books:
1999-Verbklassifizierung im Englischen. Tuebingen: Max Niemeyer.
2001-Structural Aspects of Semantically Complex Verbs, co-edited with Nicole Dehe. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.
2009- Deconstructing the English Passive. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
2010- Syntactic Variation and Genre, co-edited with Heidrun Dorgeloh. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Deconstructing the English Passive
 Syntactic Variation and Genre
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Syntactic Variation and Genre
Courses Taught: The Structure of English
Introduction to English Syntax
Verbs and Meaning
English Words: Grammar, Culture, Mind
Dissertation Abstract: The Optimal Linking of Arguments
Reviewer of: Language Description: Brinton (2000) (LL Issue 12.2821)
Language Description: van Gelderen (2002) (LL Issue 14.456)
Weeds in the Garden of Words (LL Issue 17.2395)

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