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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: Jeffrey  T Runner
Institution: University of Rochester
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Homepage: http://www.ling.rochester.edu/faculty/runner.html
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  University of Massachusetts Occasional Papers in Linguistics 17
 Noun Phrase Licensing and Interpretation
 Noun Phrase Licensing
 Experiments at the Interfaces
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Experiments at the Interfaces
Dissertation Director * of: Generating Alternatives: Interpreting Focus in Discourse
(Christina Kim, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Noun Phrase Licensing and Interpretation
Reviewer of: Syntax: Merchant (2001) (LL Issue 13.1210)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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