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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: Neal  Whitman (IPA: ni@l hwItm@n)
Institution: 3F Limited
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Homepage: http://home.insight.rr.com/nwhitman
State and/or Country: OH
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Selected Publications: A categorial treatment of adverbial nouns. Journal of Linguistics 38.3.

Semantics and pragmatics of English verbal dependent coordination. Language 80.3.

What and how we can learn from mixed-wh interrogatives. CLS 38.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Category Neutrality
Courses Taught: introductory linguistics

English composition

English as a Second Language
Dissertation Abstract: Category Neutrality: A type-logical investigation
Academic Paper Abstract: A categorial treatment of adverbial nouns

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