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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: Tatiana  Keller
Institution: Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
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State and/or Country: Rio Grande do Sul
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
Dissertation Abstract: The role of sonority in consonant cluster mapping in Brazilian Portuguese
Academic Paper Abstract: Degemnation in Brazilian speaking Children



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