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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: Ebru  Turker
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
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Homepage: http://www.pitt.edu/~deall/facstaff/turker.html
State and/or Country: PA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Korean
Selected Publications: 2003 The Notion of “Transitivity” in Turkish and Korean. Explorations in Korean Language and Linguistics. (eds) Gregory K. Iverson & Sang-Cheol Ahn. Hankook Publishing Co.

2002 A Contrastive Study of “(l)-ul” Case Marker in Korean among Foreign Language Learners. Proceedings: Selected Papers from the Sixth College-wide Conference for Students in Language, Linguistics and Literature. University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Courses Taught: First Year Korean 1-2
Second Year Korean 1-2
Third Year Korean 1-2
Dissertation Abstract: The Locative Expressions in Korean and Turkish: A Cognitive Grammar Approach

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