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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: K. David  Harrison
Institution: Swarthmore College
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Homepage: http://www.swarthmore.edu/SocSci/dharris2/
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonology
Subject Language(s): Shor
Karagas
Polish
Russian
Tuvinian
Language Family(ies): Mongolian
Siberian
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Tuvan dictionary
 Tyvan
 When Languages Die
 Lessons from Documented Endangered Languages
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  When Languages Die
 Lessons from Documented Endangered Languages
Dissertation Director * of: Politeness Devices in the Tuvan Language
(Vitaly Voinov, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Topics in the Phonology and Morphology of Tuvan.

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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