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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: Ad  Foolen
Institution: Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
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Homepage: http://www.ru.nl/optimalcommunication/people/vm/people/ad_foolen/home/
State and/or Country: US
Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics
Selected Publications: •Ad Foolen (2008) New quotative markers in spoken discourse. In: Bernt Ahrenholz et al. (eds.) Empirische Forschung und Theoriebildung. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 117-128.
•Ad Foolen (2008) The heart as a source for semiosis: The case of Dutch. In: Farzad Sharifian et al. (eds.) Culture, body, and language. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 373-394.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Constructions in Cognitive Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: The Arabic Noun Phrase: A Minimalist approach
(Joost Kremers, Author)

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