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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: Dirk  Geeraerts
Institution: Université Catholique de Louvain
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Diachronic Prototype Semantics: A Contribution to Historical Lexicography
 Perspectives on Variation
 Cognitive Linguistics
 Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings
 Theories of Lexical Semantics
 Advances in Cognitive Sociolinguistics
 The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings
 Perspectives on Variation
 Theories of Lexical Semantics
 Advances in Cognitive Sociolinguistics
Dissertation Director * of: Rood, groen, corpus! Een taalgebruiksgebaseerde analyse van woordvolgordevariatie in tweeledige werkwoordelijke eindgroepen [A usage-based analysis of word order variation in Dutch bipartite clause final verb clusters]
(Gert De Sutter, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Het Verkleinwoord Verklaard. Een Morfosemantische Studie over Diminutieven in het Nederlands
(Peter Bakema, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The automatic identification of lexical variation between language varieties

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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