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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: Shanti  Jeremiah Úlfsbjörninn (IPA: ʃantʰi dʒɛɹəmʌjɐ ʊlfsbjørninⁿ)
Institution: Cambridge University
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Psycholinguistics
Syntax
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Icelandic
Italian
Vietnamese
Language Family(ies): Nilo-Saharan
Sino-Tibetan
Germanic
Romance
Courses Taught: Current Issues in Phonology (2006-7, SOAS, University of London



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