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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: Laura  A. Michaelis
Institution: University of Colorado at Boulder
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Homepage: http://spot.colorado.edu/%7emichaeli/
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Latin
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Beyond Alternations: A Constructional Model of the German Applicative Pattern
 Cognition and Function in Language
 Aspectual Grammar and Past Time Reference
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