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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: John  W. Baker
State and/or Country: TX
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Iloko
Yogad
Language Family(ies): Austronesian
Selected Publications: The Grammar of Yogad: a Functional Explanation, with Philip Davis, Walter Spitz, Mihyun Baek
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Grammar of Yogad
Dissertation Abstract: Determinacy and Participant Formation: De Marmore Angeli



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