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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: Hugh  Paterson
Institution: SIL International & University of North Dakota
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Homepage: http://thejourneyler.org
State and/or Country: TX
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Austronesian
Selected Publications: Olson, Kenneth S., Jeff Mielke, Josephine Sanicas-Daguman, Carol Jean Pebley & Hugh J. Paterson III. 2010. The phonetic status of the (inter)dental approximant. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 40(2). 199–215.
Courses Taught: T.A.'d Tone Analysis
Academic Paper Abstract: The phonetic status of the (inter)dental approximant

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