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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: Akinloye  A. Ojo
Institution: University of Georgia
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.arches.uga.edu/~akinloye
State and/or Country: GA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Yoruba
Language Family(ies): Yoruboid
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Selected Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference on African Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Selected Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference on African Linguistics
Courses Taught: - Introduction to African Languages and Cultures
- Beginner Yoruba I & II
- Intermediate Yoruba I & II
- Advanced Yoruba
- Yoruba Directed Studies
- Freshman Seminar (Africa)
- Freshman Seminar (Language and Society in Africa)
Dissertation Director * of: Lexical Aspect and Lexical Saliency in Acquisition of Tense-aspect Morphology among Ibibio ESL Learners
(Willie Willie, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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