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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: David  Bradley (IPA: deivid braedli)
Institution: La Trobe University
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State and/or Country: VIC
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Genetic Classification
Subject Language(s): Burmese
Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Dictionary of the Northern Dialect of Lisu (China and Southeast)
 Papers in South Asian Linguistics NO.13: Studies in Burmese Linguistics
 A Dictionary of the Northern Dialect of Lisu
 Papers in Southeast Asian Linguistics NO.14: Tibeto-Burman Languages of the Himalayas
 Language variation
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language, Culture and Society
Dissertation Director * of: The Phula Languages in Synchronic and Diachronic Perspective
(Jamin Pelkey, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Mongsen Dialect of Ao: a language of Nagaland
(Alexander Coupe, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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