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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: Jack  B. Martin (IPA: dʒæk maɹtɪn)
Institution: College of William and Mary
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Homepage: http://faculty.wm.edu/jbmart
State and/or Country: VA
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): Creek
Language Family(ies): Muskogean
Selected Publications: A Dictionary of Creek (Muskogee).
Totkv Mocvse / New Fire: Creek Folktales.
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Grammar of Creek (Muskogee)
Courses Taught: Study of Language.
Descriptive Linguistics.
Historical Linguistics.
Language Patterns.

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