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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: Jose Roberto  Alexander Quintanilla Aguilar (IPA: José Roberto Alexander Quintanilla Aguilar)
Institution: University of Florida
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Homepage: http://geocities.com/jraquintanilla
State and/or Country: IN
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: Actitudes de los hablantes de San Salvador hacia el tuteo y el voseo (2009). Hispania, 92(2), 361-373.

El voseo y el modo imperativo: Apuntes sobre el verbo ir
(2008). En Plural, 4. Universidad Centroamericana 'José Simeón Cañas'.

Reconsideraciones sobre la delimitación y el uso del voseo americano.
(2005). Cuadernos Cervantes de la Lengua Española, XI (59-60) pags. 66-74.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics

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