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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: Eric  M. Jackson (IPA: ʔɛɹɪk ʤæksən)
Institution: SIL International
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: https://mail.link77.net/~eric_jackson@sil.org/index.html
State and/or Country: China   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Morphology
Semantics
Subject Language(s): Zhuang, Yang
Zhuang, Yongnan
Zhuang, Zuojiang
Courses Taught: Advanced Phonology, Oregon SIL (summer 2004, summer 2005)
Dissertation Abstract: Resultatives, Derived Statives, and Lexical Semantic Structure



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