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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: Bernd  Heine
Institution: Universität zu Köln
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  African Languages
 Cognitive Foundations of Grammar
 Possession: Cognitive Sources, Forces and Grammaticalization
 World Lexicon of Grammaticalization
 Language Contact and Grammatical Change
 Possession: Cognitive Sources, Forces, and Grammaticalization
 The Changing Languages of Europe
 The Genesis of Grammar
 Genesis of Grammar
 The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis
 A Linguistic Geography of Africa
 The Oxford Handbook of Grammaticalization
 The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  World Lexicon of Grammaticalization
 African Languages
 African Languages
 Language Contact and Grammatical Change
 The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis
 The Oxford Handbook of Grammaticalization
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Jalonke Argument Structure
(Friederike Lüpke, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: On the grammaticalization of personal pronouns
How optimal is the Optimization Model?
Discourse Grammar, the dual process model, and brain lateralization: some correlations

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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