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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: Ian  E. Mackenzie
Institution: Newcastle University
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Linguistic Introduction to Spanish
 A Linguistic Introduction to Spanish
 Unaccusative Verbs in Romance Languages
 A Linguistic Introduction to Spanish
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Unaccusative Verbs in Romance Languages
Courses Taught: Philosophy of language
Syntax and Spanish
Semantics and Spanish
Language in the Americas
Introduction to Linguistic Philosophy (Sage, 1997)

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