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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: Malcah  Yaeger-Dror (IPA: mal.ka)
Institution: University of Arizona
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Homepage: http://malcah.faculty.arizona.edu
State and/or Country: AZ
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Specialty: sociophonetics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 2013--Prolegomenon for an analysis of dialect coding conventions for data sharing. [with Chris Cieri] in A. Barysevich, A. D’Arcy, & D. Heap (eds) Methods in Dialectology. Bamberg Series: Lang.
2011--Sociophonetics: A Student Guide. [ed., with Marianna di Paolo]. Routledge.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Sociophonetics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Sociophonetics
Courses Taught: Sociophonetics

Sociophonetics of locally situated AAE

Sociophonetics and Prosody

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