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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: Jack  Hoeksema
Institution: University of Groningen
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Perspectives on Negation and Polarity Items
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Perspectives on Negation and Polarity Items
Dissertation Director * of: Negative Polarity Items and Negation: Tandem acquisition
(Sjoukje van der Wal, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Adverbs of Degree in Dutch
(Henny Klein, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Aspectual Function of Particles in Phrasal Verbs
(Milada Walková, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Expressions of epistemic modality in Mainland Scandinavian. A study into the lexicalization-grammaticalization-pragmaticalization interface.
(Karin Beijering, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Sentence Amalgamation
(Marlies Kluck, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Just for the hell of it: A comparison of two taboo-term constructions

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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