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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: Martin  Mburu Waweru
Institution: (personal interest - not currently working at a university)
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State and/or Country: Kenya   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Kikuyu
Language Family(ies): Niger-Congo
Selected Publications: Minimalist Analysis of Gikuyu Verbal Extensions
Courses Taught: Syntax, morphology English Grammar, phonology
Dissertation Abstract: Gikuyu Verbal Extensions: A minimalist analysis

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