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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: Yuji  Kawaguchi (IPA: jɯɯdʒi kaɰagɯtʃi)
Institution: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
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Homepage: http://www.tufs.ac.jp/ts/personal/ykawa/
State and/or Country: Japan   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Specialty: French Dialectology, Old French, Turkish Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
French, Old
Language Family(ies): Japanese Family
Selected Publications: Corpus Analysis and Variation in Linguistics, Y. Kawaguchi, M. Minegishi, J. Durand, eds., John Benjamins,2009, John Benjamins.

Spoken Language Corpus and Linguistic Informatics, Y.Kawaguchi, S.Zaima, T.Takagaki, 2006, John Benjamins.

Prosody and Syntax, Edited by Y.Kawaguchi, I.Fónagy, T.Moriguchi, 2006, John Benjamins.

Recherches linguistiques sur le champenois méridional au moyen âge - Aspects phonétiques et graphiques -, 2005, Atelier National de Reproduction des Thèses.

Corpus-Based Approaches to Sentence Structures, Edited by Toshihiro Takagaki, Susumu Zaima, Yoichiro Tsuruga, Francisco Moreno-Fernández and Yuji Kawaguchi, 2005, John Benjamins.

Linguistic Informatics - State of the Art and the Future. The first international conference on Linguistic Informatics, Edited by Yuji Kawaguchi, Susumu Zaima, Toshihiro Takagaki, Kohji Shibano and Mayumi Usami, 2005, John Benjamins.

Announced on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Informatics - State of the Art and the Future
 Corpus-Based Approaches to Sentence Structures
 Corpus-Based Perspectives in Linguistics
 Corpus Analysis and Variation in Linguistics
 Corpus-based Analysis and Diachronic Linguistics
 Developmental and Crosslinguistic Perspectives in Learner Corpus Research
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Informatics - State of the Art and the Future
 Corpus-based Analysis and Diachronic Linguistics
Courses Taught: French Linguistics, Phonetics & Phonology, Old French

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