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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: Stefan  Kaufmann
Institution: Hebrew Union College
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://huc.edu/faculty/faculty/kaufman.shtml
State and/or Country: IL
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Pragmatics
Semantics
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Russian
Japanese, Old
Russian, Old
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Construction of Meaning
 Formalizing the Dynamics of Information
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Construction of Meaning
Dissertation Director * of: Learning About the Structure of Scales: Adverbial modification and the acquisition of the semantics of gradable adjectives
(Kristen Syrett, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Syriac De Mundo: Translation, Commentary, and Analysis of Translation Technique
(Adam McCollum, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Possession and Spatial Motion in the Acquisition of Ditransitives
(Joshua Viau, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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