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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: J.  A. Delgado Trabal
Institution: University of Arizona
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.jadtrabal.blogspot.com
State and/or Country: AZ
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Philosophy of Language
Pragmatics
Writing Systems
Ling & Literature
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
Hebrew, Ancient
Hebrew
Language Family(ies): Semitic
Afroasiatic
Courses Taught: ESL Grammar
TRAD 101: Middle Eastern Humanities
TRAD 101: Religion of Islam



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