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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: Kanjana  Thepboriruk (IPA: kanʨanaː tʰeːp̚bɔɾiɾak̚)
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State and/or Country: OR
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Anthropological Linguistics
Discipline of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Thai
Language Family(ies): Tai
Southwestern Tai
Southern Southwestern Tai
Selected Publications: Thepboriruk, Kanjana. 2008. “The Sounds of Language.” Linguistics 102: Introduction to Language Course Reader: 1-11. Department of Linguistics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

Thepboriruk, Kanjana. 2010. “Bangkok Thai Tones Revisited.” Journal of South East Asian Linguistic Society 3(1): 86-105.
Courses Taught: LING102: Introduction to Language
LING320: General Linguistics
LING410: Phonetics
THAI101: Elementary Thai
THAI102: Elementary Thai 2

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