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Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
Institut für Linguistik
D-50923 Köln

Tel: +49-221-470-7063
Fax: +49-221-470-5947

Research Interest

  • My general focus of interest

    • Semantics & pragmatics

  • Leitmotifs of my research
    • Cross-linguistic & cross-cultural diversity
    • Ambiguity
    • Methodology
  • Topics I'm currently working on
    • Irony
    • Metadiscourse
    • Stance
    • Evidentiality/modality
    • Argumentation theory
    • Intercultural communication
  • Some topics of earlier research I'm still interested in
    • Lexicon-grammar interaction
    • Systematic alternations
    • Categorization (word classes, mass/count distinction, aspect/aktionsart)
    • Genericity
    • Reciprocity