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Ditte Kimps obtained her MA in Language and Literature: Germanic Languages (English and Dutch) from the University of Leuven in September 2003. She also holds the degree of Complementary Studies Master in Social and Cultural Anthropology (Leuven, 2004). From October 2004 until September 2005, she was appointed as a researcher to the projects Categorization and instantiation in the nominal group: a functional approach to the English nominal group and A functional, lexicogrammatical approach to the English nominal group. From October 2005 until March 2011, she worked as computer linguist for the speech technology companies Dictaphone and Nuance. Her main task was to create and maintain speech recognition lexicons for various languages. She completed her PhD on tag questions and their prosody in spontaneous dialogue in July 2016. She is currently investigating the prosody of English clefts as a postdoc researcher.


E-mail: Ditte Kimps
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  KU Leuven
  Department of Linguistics
  Blijde-Inkomststraat 21
  B-3000 Leuven, Belgium
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