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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: Chandra  Nuraini
Institution: University of La Rochelle
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State and/or Country: France   
Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Bajau, Indonesian
Language Family(ies): Austronesian
Courses Taught: Indonesian
Dissertation Abstract: Langue et production de récits d'une communauté bajo des îles Kangean, Indonésie/Language and Oral Literature of a Bajo Community of the Kangean Islands (Indonesia)



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