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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: Barış  Kabak
Institution: Universität Konstanz
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Homepage: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/home/kabak/
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): Turkish
Language Family(ies): Altaic
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Phonological Domains
Courses Taught: Topics in Altaic Phonology/Morphology
Second Language Acquisition of Phonology
English Phonology
Language Mind and Society
Introduction to Linguistics
Dissertation Abstract: The Perceptual Processing of Second Language Consonant Clusters
Academic Paper Abstract: The Phonological Word and Stress Assignment in Turkish
Acquiring Phonology is Not Acquiring Inventories But Contrasts: The loss of Turkic and Korean primary long vowels
A Corpus Study on the Distribution of Ise and its Clitic Form
On the Migration of Postpositions into Morphology
Turkish Suspended Affixation
The Phonology and Morphology of Function Word Contractions in German
Syllabically Conditioned Perceptual Epenthesis

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