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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: Elisabeth  Verhoeven
Institution: Universit├Ąt Bremen
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Direkte Und Indirekte Partizipation
 Person Prominence and Relation Prominence: On the typology of syntactic relations with special reference to Yucatec Maya
 Person prominence and relation prominence
 Direkte und indirekte Partizipation
 Experiential Constructions in Yucatec Maya
 Studies on Grammaticalization
 Form and Function in Language Research



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