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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: Peter  Unseth
Institution: Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics
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State and/or Country: TX
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Documentation
Phonetics
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Writing Systems
Reviewer of: Phonology/Morphology: Banksira (2000) (LL Issue 12.1336)
Sociolinguistics: Webb (2002) (LL Issue 14.452)
Language Description/Sociolinguistics: Mesthrie (2002) (LL Issue 14.1596)
Phonetics: Ladefoged (2003) (LL Issue 15.839)
Phonetics: Bickford & Floyd (2003) (LL Issue 15.2666)



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