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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: Laurence  R Horn
Institution: Yale University
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Homepage: http://www.yale.edu/linguist/faculty/horn.htm
State and/or Country: CT
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Natural History of Negation
 Negation and Polarity: Syntactic and Semantic Perspectives
 Handbook of Pragmatics
 Vietnamese Tone
 Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension
 Explorations in Pragmatics
 The Expression of Negation
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Handbook of Pragmatics
 Negation and Polarity: Syntactic and Semantic Perspectives
 The Expression of Negation
Dissertation Director * of: A Study of Constraint Interaction in Slavic Phonology
(Yuki Takatori, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Spatial Prepositions in Modern Persian
(Parviz Parsafar, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Representation and Interpretation at the Syntax-Discourse Interface: Establishing dependency
(Petra Burkhardt, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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