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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: Wayne  Daniel Yang (IPA: væ̤ŋ˨ jæ˦)
Institution: 3F Limited
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.xfwaynesworld.com
State and/or Country: KS
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Hmong Njua
Hmong Daw
Language Family(ies): Hmong-Mien
Hmongic Proper
Selected Publications: Assessment of Hmong student grammar in Kansas City, Kansas school district. See also www.hmongvillage.com
Courses Taught: General Anthroplogy, Introduction to Cultural Anthpology

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