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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: Peter  De Swart
Institution: Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
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State and/or Country: Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Typology
Subject Language(s): Dutch
English
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Case, Valency and Transitivity
 Cross-linguistic Variation in Object Marking
 Differential Subject Marking
 Differential Subject Marking
 Case, Word Order and Prominence
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Differential Subject Marking
Courses Taught: syntax, semantics, syntax-semantics interface
Reviewer of: Pronominal Gender in English (LL Issue 20.2379)



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