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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: Marina  Gorlach
Institution: Metropolitan State University of Denver
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State and/or Country: CO
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Phrasal Constructions and Resultativeness in English. (Studies in Functional and Structural Linguistics 52). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2004.
'Resultativeness in English,” In Linguistic Diversity and Language Theories (Studies in language Companion Series 72), edited by Zygmunt Frajzyngier, Adam Hodges & David S. Rood, 363-379. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2005.
“Resultativeness: Constructions with Phrasal Verbs in Focus.” In Between Grammar and Lexicon, edited by Ellen Contini-Morava and Yishai Tobin, 255-287. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2000.
Gorlach, Marina, Taylor, Jefferey & Leslie Taylor. 'The Hebrew Translation of the 'Consolatio', Carmina Philosophiae (2007)
'Russian Professor in the US College Classroom', Academic Exchange Quarterly, Vol. 12, issue 4, 2008
Announced on LINGUIST :  Phrasal Constructions and Resultativeness in English
Courses Taught: Introduction to Linguistics
History of the English Language
Morphology and Syntax
Anthropological Linguistics
Modern Language Theory
The Structure of English
Historical Linguistics
Analyzing English
Phonetics and Phonology

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