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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: Yavar  Dehghani
Institution: Council for Adult Education
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.geocities.com/yadeh/yadeh.html
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Specialty: Persian grammar, second langauge learning, translation, speech disorders
Subject Language(s): Persian, Iranian
Selected Publications: Persian Phrasebook (in press) Lonely Planet Publications
A grammar of Azari, including comparisons with Persian (2000)LINCOM EUROPA
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Announced on LINGUIST :  A Grammar of Iranian Azari including comparisons with Persian
Courses Taught: Persian and English as second languages, Translation and interpreting in Persian, Linguistics, phonetics, Speech and Language disorders, Psycholinguistics
Dissertation Abstract: A Grammar of Iranian Azari in Comparison with Persian

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