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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: Loulou  Edelman
Institution: University of Amsterdam
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://home.medewerker.uva.nl/l.j.edelman/
State and/or Country: US
Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications: Edelman, L. (2006). The linguistic landscape of Kalverstraat: A pilot study. In: T. Koole, J. Nortier en B. Tahitu (eds) Artikelen van de Vijfde sociolinguïstische conferentie, 148-155. Delft: Eburon

Heuven, V.J. van, R. van Bezooijen and L. Edelman (2005). Pronunciation of /ei/ in avant-garde Dutch: A cross-sex acoustic study. In: M. Filppula, J. Klemola, M. Palander and E. Penttilä (eds) Dialects Across Borders, 185-210. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins

Heuven, V.J. van, L. Edelman and R. van Bezooijen (2002). The pronunciation of /εi/ by male and female speakers of avant-garde Dutch. Linguistics in the Netherlands, 19, 61-72
Courses Taught: Language Variation and Change, Introduction to Linguistics, Dutch



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