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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: Judith  Tonhauser
Institution: Ohio State University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~judith
State and/or Country: OH
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Subject Language(s): GuaranĂ­, Paraguayan
Language Family(ies): Mayan
Dissertation Director * of: Pluractionality and Aspectual Structure in the Galician Spanish Tener-Perfect
(Pilar Chamorro Fernandez, Author)
Reviewer of: Review: Semantics: Portner and Partee, ed. (2002) (LL Issue 14.379)
Time in Natural Language (LL Issue 17.2185)
Academic Paper Abstract: Towards an understanding of the meaning of nominal tense
The synchrony and diachrony of differential object marking in Paraguayan GuaranĂ­

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