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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: Daniel  Hole
Institution: Universit├Ąt Potsdam
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.sfb632.uni-potsdam.de/~hole/
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
Specialty: voice, information structure
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
German
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Focus and Background Marking in Mandarin Chinese
 Datives and Other Cases
 Linguistics of Vietnamese
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Focus and Background Marking in Mandarin Chinese



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