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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: Lisi  Oliver (IPA: lisi alavr)
Institution: Louisiana State University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.english.lsu.edu/dept/fac/prof/loliver
State and/or Country: LA
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: Beginnings of English Law, UTP Press
Several Articles
Editor, Selected Writings of Calvert Watkins; Co-Editor Mir Curad, Essays in Honor of Calvert Watkins
Courses Taught: Old English, History of English, Intro to Linguistics, Roots of English, Morphology



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