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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: Giorgio  Iemmolo
Institution: Università degli Studi di Pavia
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Homepage: http://lettere.unipv.it/diplinguistica/pagina.php?id=169
State and/or Country: Italy   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Specialty: Differential Object Marking; Transitivity; /L/Case Marking; /L/Grammatical Relations; Semantic Roles.
Subject Language(s): Greek, Ancient
Language Family(ies): Semitic
Latin Subgroup
Selected Publications: (2009) 'La marcatura differenziale dell'oggetto in siciliano antico'. Archivio Glottologico Italiano, 94 (2): 185-225.

(2010) 'La marcatura differenziale dell'oggetto in siciliano: un'analisi contrastiva'. In Iliescu, M. et al. (eds.) Actes du XXV Congrès International de Linguistique et de Philologie Romanes (Innsbruck, 3-8 September 2007), vol. II, section V. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, pp. 341-350.

(2010) 'Topicality and differential object marking: evidence from Romance and beyond'. Studies in Language, 34 (2).

(submitted, with Giorgio Arcodia) 'Differential object marking and identifiability of the referent: a study of Chinese'.

(under review) 'Affectedness and differential object marking: a critical reappraisal'
Reviewer of: Coding Participant Marking (LL Issue 21.2959)

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