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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: Holger  Schmitt
Institution: Universit├Ąt Koblenz-Landau
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Homepage: http://www.uni-landau.de/anglistik/Personal/Lehrpersonal/schmitt.htm
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Phonology
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Phonetic transcription
Academic Paper Abstract: The case for the epsilon symbol (╬Á) in RP



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