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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: Ferdinand  de Haan
Institution: Oracle Language Technology Group
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://independent.academia.edu/FerdinanddeHaan
State and/or Country: DC
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Specialty: Evidentiality and modality
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Interaction of Modality and Negation: A Typological Study
 Modals in the Languages of Europe
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Modals in the Languages of Europe
Dissertation Abstract: The Interaction of Negation and Modality: A typological study
Reviewer of: Typology: Croft (2003) (LL Issue 14.1056)

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