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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: Matthew  K Gordon
Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara
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Homepage: http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/gordon/index.html
State and/or Country: California
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Language Family(ies): Finnic
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Sociolinguistics
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Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Sociolinguistics
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Dissertation Director * of: Dialect Contact and Accommodation among Emerging Adults in a University Setting
(Douglas Bigham, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Patternings of Vocalic Sequences in the World's Languages
(Kathy Sands, Author)
Reviewer of: The Atlas of North American English (LL Issue 17.2299)
Academic Paper Abstract: Sharon Hargus and Keren Rice (eds.) (2005). Athabaskan Prosody. (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 269.) Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company. Pp. xi+432.
Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola, Marjatta Palander, and Esa Penttilä (eds.), Dialects across borders
Acoustic correlates of stress in Turkish Kabardian
Prosodic fusion and minimality in Kabardian

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