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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: Keith  William Slater
Institution: SIL International
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State and/or Country: IA
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Tu
Language Family(ies): Altaic
Selected Publications: A Grammar of Mangghuer
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Grammar of Mangghuer
 Folktales of China's Minhe Mangghuer
Courses Taught: Historical Linguistics, Morphology and Syntax, Articulatory Phonetics, Field Methods



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