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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: Manfred  Krifka
Institution: Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin
Homepage: http://amor.rz.hu-berlin.de/~h2816i3x
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  On Inflection
 The Expression of Information Structure
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Expression of Information Structure
Dissertation Director * of: The Realization and Function of Focus in Spoken English
(Jocelyn Cohan, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Daakaka
(Kilu von Prince, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Prinzipien kohaerenter Kommunikation
(Patrick Grommes, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Locality, Self-Ascription, Discourse Prominence, and Mandarin Reflexives
(Haihua Pan, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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