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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: John  E. McLaughlin (IPA: ʤɑn mɨkˈlɑflɪn)
Institution: Utah State University
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State and/or Country: UT
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Writing Systems
Genetic Classification
Subject Language(s): Comanche
Language Family(ies): Numic
Central Numic
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Timbisha (Panamint)
 Shoshoni Grammar
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Timbisha (Panamint)
Courses Taught: History of English
Languages of the World
Roots of English

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