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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: Malka  Rappaport Hovav
Institution: Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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State and/or Country: Israel   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Unaccusativity at the Syntax-Lexical Semantics Interface
 Argument Realization
 Argument Realization
 Syntax, Lexical Semantics, and Event Structure
 Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Unaccusativity at the Syntax-Lexical Semantics Interface
 Unaccusativity at the Syntax-Lexical Semantics Interface
 Unaccusativity at the Syntax-Lexical Semantics Interface
 Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure
Academic Paper Abstract: Carol Tenny and James Pustejovsky (eds.), Events as grammatical objects: the converging perspectives of lexical semantics and syntax (CSLI Lecture Notes 100). Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications, 2000. Pp. x+510.
The English dative alternation: The case for verb sensitivity



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