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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: Douglas  Wharram
Institution: Memorial University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ucs.mun.ca/~dwharram
State and/or Country: NL
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Cayuga
Language Family(ies): Iroquoian
Courses Taught: Generative Syntax; Formal Semantics; Morpho-syntactic Analysis; Field Methods; Introduction to Morphology & Syntax; Syntax of a Selected Language (Inuktitut); Structure of Inuttut I; Introduction to Inuktitut I & II; Aboriginal Languages of Eastern North America; Introduction to Phonetic & Phonology; English Composition & Argumentation; English Writing for Speakers of Labrador Inuttut; English as a Foreign Language; Introduction to Language and Culture; Teaching of English as a Second Language; Phonology & Morphology of Modern English; The Syntactic Structure of Modern English.

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