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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: Johan  van der Auwera
Institution: University of Antwerp
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State and/or Country: NA
Linguistic Field(s): Typology
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Modal Verbs in Germanic and Romance Languages
 Adverbial Constructions in the Languages of Europe
 Les verbes modaux.
 The Germanic Languages
 English as a Human Language
 Perspectives on Variation
 Syntactic Atlas of the Dutch Dialects
 Modality in English
 The Languages and Linguistics of Europe
 Irregularity in Morphology (and beyond)
 English Modality
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Perspectives on Variation
 The Germanic Languages
 The Languages and Linguistics of Europe
Dissertation Director * of: A Semantic Framework for Analyzing Tense, Aspect and Mood: An Application to the Ranges of Polysemy of -Xr, -DIr, -Iyor and -Ø in Turkish
(Ceyhan Temurcu, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Raising: Dutch Between English and German

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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