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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: Darya  Kavitskaya
Institution: Yale University
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State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Turkish, Crimean
Language Family(ies): Uralic
Slavic Subgroup
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Compensatory Lengthening
 Crimean Tatar
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Compensatory Lengthening
Dissertation Director * of: Coordination of Prosodic Gestures at Boundaries in Greek
(Argyro Katsika, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: When an interaction is both opaque and transparent: the paradox of fed counterfeeding
Investigating the effects of syllable complexity in Russian-speaking children with SLI

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