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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: Michael  James Walsh
Institution: University of Sydney
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Homepage: http://sydney.edu.au/arts/linguistics/staff/associates/michael_walsh.shtml
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Boundary Rider: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey O'Grady
 The Muɹinyapata Language of North-West Australia
Dissertation Director * of: Doing Referring in Murriny Patha Conversation
(Joe Blythe, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Issues in the Analysis of Polycomponential Verbs in Australian Sign Language
(Adam Schembri, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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