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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: Charles  E. Cairns
Institution: Queens College (CUNY)
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Subject Language(s): Rotuman
Ute-Southern Paiute
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology
 Handbook of the Syllable
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Handbook of the Syllable
Dissertation Director * of: Selected Topics in Nootka and Tübatulabal Phonology
(Nora Aion, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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