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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: Francis  Katamba
Institution: Lancaster University
Homepage: http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/profiles/292
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Morphology
 English Words
 The Tonal Phonology of Jita
 Contemporary Linguistics
 English Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  English Words
Dissertation Director * of: Prefixation and Reduplication in Malay: An optimality theoretical account
(Sharifah Syed Jaafar, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: An Autosegmental Approach to Ciluba Nominal and Verbal Tonology
(Stephen Lukusa, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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