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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: Christina  M. Willis (IPA: kɹɪstinə wɪlɪs)
Institution: Rice University
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State and/or Country: TX
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Sociolinguistics
Typology
Anthropological Linguistics
Specialty: Language Description and Documentation
Subject Language(s): Darmiya
Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan
Courses Taught: Introduction to Linguistics
Field Methods
Language and Culture
Language Endangerment, Loss, and Revitalization
Morphology
Historical Linguistics
Reviewer of: The Yearbook of South Asian Languages and Linguistics 2006 (LL Issue 19.3077)



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