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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: Lian Hee  Wee (IPA: lian hi:)
Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://net3.hkbu.edu.hk/~lianhee
State and/or Country: Hong Kong   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Selected Publications: Hakka Tone Sandhi: Corpus and Analytical Challenges. JCL monograph 21.
Questions and directions: Tianjin tone sandhi. (In Chinese) Beijing Commercial Press, forthcoming.
Courses Taught: 1.Introduction to Language and Linguistics
2. Phonetics and Phonology
3. Semantics
4. Syntax
5. Linguistic Methods and Strategies
Dissertation Abstract: Inter-Tier Correspondence Theory

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