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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: Daniel  Abondolo
Institution: University College London
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ssees.ucl.ac.uk/prospect/abondolo.htm
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Gilyak
Language Family(ies): Uralic
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Uralic Languages
 Colloquial Finnish: The Complete Course for Beginners
 Colloquial Finnish

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