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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: Marina  Nespor
Institution: Università degli Studi di Ferrara
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Announced on LINGUIST :  Prosodic Phonology
Dissertation Director * of: Due teorie generative della forma metrica e il verso di Eugenio Montale
(Stefano Versace, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Prosody and Focus in European Portuguese
(Sónia Frota, Author)

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