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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: Arthur  K. Spears
Institution: City University of New York
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Homepage: http://arthurkspears.com
State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Structure and Status of Pidgins and Creoles Including Selected Papers from the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics
 Black Linguistics
 Black Linguistics
 Languages and Dialects in the U.S.
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Black Linguistics

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