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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: Ronald  W. Langacker
Institution: University of California, San Diego
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Homepage: http://ling.ucsd.edu/~rwl/
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Cognitive Linguistics Research 15
 Grammar and Conceptualization
 Concept, Image and Symbol: The Cognitive Basis of Grammar
 Concept, Image and Symbol: The Cognitive Basis of Grammar
 Cognitive Grammar
 Investigations in Cognitive Grammar
 Investigations in Cognitive Grammar
 Essentials of Cognitive Grammar
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Essentials of Cognitive Grammar
Dissertation Director * of: Prominence: From sensation to language
(Tracy Mansfield, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Semantics of Dative and Accusative in German: An investigation in cognitive grammar
(Michael Smith, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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