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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: Henk  Verkuyl
Institution: Universiteit Utrecht
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.let.uu.nl/~Henk.Verkuyl/personal/
State and/or Country: Netherlands
Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Selected Publications: On the Compositional Nature of the Aspects
A Theory of Aspectuality
Aspectual Issues
Stereotyping, Prototyping and Figurative Use
see: website
Announced on LINGUIST :  Aspectual Issues
 Perspectives on Aspect
Courses Taught: ESSLI courses 1989, 1990, 1995, 1999
Jussieu 1997
Sofia 1988, 1995
LOT courses
Dissertation Director * of: Aspectual Pairing in Polish
(Anna Mlynarczyk, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Cipient Predication: Unifying double object, dative experiencer and existential/presentational constructions
(Patrick Brandt, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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