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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: George Aaron  Broadwell
Institution: University at Albany, State University of New York
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State and/or Country: NY
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Semantics
Syntax
Specialty: Binding theory, lexical semantics, optimality theory
Subject Language(s): Mon
Selected Publications: Please see my web page
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Origin of the Sun and Moon
Courses Taught: Intro. to linguistics, intro. to syntax, advanced syntax, field methods, linguistic structures, introduction to linguistic anthropology, language and culture, introduction to cognitive science
Academic Paper Abstract: Modeling Sociocultural phenomena in discourse



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