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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: Robert  Botne
Institution: Indiana University Bloomington
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State and/or Country: IN
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Morphology
Specialty: Bantu linguistics
Subject Language(s): Lega-Shabunda
Ndali
Kinyarwanda
Language Family(ies): Central Bantu
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Explorations in African Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: Aspects of Bangime Phonology, Morphology, and Morphosyntax
(Abbie Hantgan, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Influence of Interaction and Instructions on Speech Act Data
(Mai Kuha, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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