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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: Adele  E. Goldberg
Institution: Princeton University
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State and/or Country: NJ
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Pragmatics
Psycholinguistics
Semantics
Syntax
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications: Constructions (1995)
Constructions in Context (to appear)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language
 Constructions at Work
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Constructions at Work
Courses Taught: Linguistic Semantics, Concepts and Categories, Psycholinguistics, Semantics, Introduction to Syntax, Construction Grammar
Dissertation Director * of: Information Structure, Judgment Forms, and the Interpretation of Indefinites in Spanish
(William Byrne, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The role of prediction in construction-learning
Young children fail to fully generalize a novel argument structure construction when exposed to the same input as older learners
Social context modulates the effect of physical warmth on perceived interpersonal kindness: a study of embodied metaphors

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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