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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: Charles  J. Fillmore
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
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Homepage: http://www.linguistics.berkeley.edu/lingdept/Current/people/facpages/fillmore.html
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Selected Publications: ''Towards a frame-based lexicon: the case of RISK''. With B. T. Atkins. In Frames and Fields, edited by A. Lehrer and E. Kittay, Erlbaum Publishers, 75-102, 1992.

'''Corpus linguistics' vs. 'Computer-aided armchair linguistics'''. Directions in Corpus Linguistics, Mouton de Gruyter, 35-60, 1992. (Proceedings from a 1992 Nobel Symposium on Corpus Linguistics, Stockholm.)

''Humor in academic discourse''. In What's Going On Here? Complementary Studies of Professional Talk, edited by A. D. Grimshaw, Advances in Discourse Processes, XLIII, 271-310, Academic Press, 1994.

''Starting where the dictionaries stop: the challenge for computational lexicography''. With B. T. Atkins. In Computational Approach to the Lexicon, edited by B. T. Atkins and A. Zampolli, Oxford University Press, 1994.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Form and Meaning in Language
Dissertation Director * of: Morphosyntactic Change in Progress: A psycholinguistic treatment
(Joyce Boyland, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Constructional Grounding: The role of interpretational overlap in lexical and constructional acquisition
(Christopher Johnson, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Basque Word Order and Disorder: Principles, Variation, and Prospects
(Jon Aske, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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