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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: Ad  Neeleman
Institution: University College London
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Flexible Syntax: A Theory of Case and Arguments
 Beyond Morphology
 The Syntax of Topic, Focus, and Contrast
 Contrasts and Positions in Information Structure
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Beyond Morphology
 Contrasts and Positions in Information Structure
 The Syntax of Topic, Focus, and Contrast
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax of Non-Canonical Quantification: A comparative study
(Éric Mathieu, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Mapping Focus: The syntax and prosody of focus in Spanish
(Laura Domínguez, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Control without PRO
(Vikki Janke, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax of External Possession: Its basis in theta-theory
(Reiko Vermeulen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Clefts
(Matthew Reeve, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated. The semantics of middles and its crosslinguistic realization
(Marika Lekakou, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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