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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: Olanike  O Orie
Institution: Tulane University
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State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonology
Anthropological Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Acquisition Reversal
 Selected Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference on African Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: The Role of Social Networks on Language Maintenance and on Language Shift: Focusing on the Afro-Costa Rican women in two bilingual communities in the Province of Limon, Costa Rica
(Lisbeth Philip, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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