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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: Ong  Shyi Nian
Institution: University of Malaya
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.um.edu.my
State and/or Country: Malaysia   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Morphology
Phonology
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Courses Taught: Japanese Language Proficiency
Introduction to Japanese Phonology
Introduction to Japanese Morphology



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