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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: Matthias  Heinz (IPA: hajnts)
Institution: Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
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Homepage: http://homepages.uni-tuebingen.de/matthias.heinz/
State and/or Country: US
Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Phonetics
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
Italian
Spanish
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Sprache(n) und Musik
Dissertation Abstract: Text Type Prosody. A corpus-assisted study on prosodic patterns specific to text types in Italian, with special reference to French



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