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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: Nathan  Sanders (IPA: neɪθən sændɚz)
Institution: Williams College
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Homepage: http://wso.williams.edu/~nsanders/index.html
State and/or Country: MA
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Specialty: Optimality Theory, Dispersion Theory
Selected Publications: Opacity and Sound Change in the Polish Lexicon (PhD dissertation)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Phonology at Santa Cruz, Volume 6
Courses Taught: Introductory Phonetics, Phonology, Syntax; Logic/Semantics, Historical Linguistics

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