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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: Vera  Alexandra Ferreira
Institution: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Specialty: General Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Language Documentation, Corpus Linguistics, Portuguese, Constructivism
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Ferreira, Vera 1996. “História da Imprensa: Testemunho pseudo-real de um tipógrafo da Inglaterra do séc. XVII”, in http://in-devir.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=197&Itemid=138

Ferreira, Vera 1996. “Do livro de bolso ao livro electrónico”,
in: http://in-devir.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=132&Itemid=138

Ferreira, Vera 2001. “Aspectos da gramaticalização das preposições espaciais portuguesas”, in http://in-devir.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=298&Itemid=133

Altleitner, Margret / Ferreira, Vera 2002. “Die cognitive Verarbeitung von Metaphern”, in http://in-devir.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=185&Itemid=133

Endruschat, Annette / Ferreira, Vera 2006. “Das Minderico”, in: Lusorama 65-66.

Ferreira, Vera 2006. “Kognitive Linguistik anhand von Beispielen aus dem Portugiesischen”, in Lusorama, 138-157.

Ferreira, Vera 2006. “Kognitive Linguistik”, Cap. 8.5.1 in Annette, Endruschat / Schmidt-Radefeldt, Jürgen. Einführung in die portugiesische Sprachwissenschaft. Tübingen: Narr.

Ferreira, Vera 2006. “O tempo numa perspectiva linguística: anterioridade, simultaneidade, posterioridade”, in http://in-devir.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=195&Itemid=138

Ferreira, Vera 2007. “Baiuca da Piação dos Charales do Ninhou na Tece-Tece”. In: Jornal de Minde nº 589, 12.

Endruschat, Annette / Ferreira, Vera 2007. “Minderico: a diversidade linguística na homogeneidade portuguesa”. In: Feijó, Glauco Vaz / Regis, Jacqueline Fiuza da Silva (Hrsg.) (2007). Festival de Colores: Dialoge über die portugiesischsprachige Welt. Tübingen: Calepinus Verlag, 379-390.

Ferreira, Vera 2008. “Reflexividade: uma abordagem cognitivo-construcional”. In: Endruschat, Annette / Kemmler, Rolf (Hrsg.) 2008. Portugiesische Sprachwissenschaft: traditionell, modern, innovativ. Tübingen: Calepinus Verlag (in press).

Endruschat, Annette / Ferreira, Vera 2008. “El desarrollo del concepto de metáfora – desde Aristóteles hasta la lingüística cognitiva”. In: Endruschat, Annette / Emsel, Martina (eds.) 2008. Metáforas y su traducción en textos periodísticos, científicos y literarios. Tübingen: Calepinus Verlag (in press).

Ferreira, Vera. The Construction of Portuguese. PhD dissertation (in progress).

Ferreira, Vera. “Semantics in secret languages: The case of Minderico” (in progress).

Ferreira, Vera / Lichtenauer, Karine. “Constructional model of reflexivity” (in progress).

Ferreira, Vera. “As novas tecnologias como factor de mudança linguística” (in progress).

Bouda, Peter / Ferreira, Vera. 'Infinitives with personal markers: A typological survey' (in progress).

Bouda, Peter / Ferreira, Vera. “A corpus-based analysis of the personal infinitive in (spoken) European Portuguese” (in progress).
Courses Taught: German as foreign language
English as foreign language
Introduction to General Linguistics
Kognitive Linguistik Portugiesisch
Language Documentation
Documentary Linguistics
Endangered Languages in Europe: The case of Minderico

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