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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: Leanne  Hinton
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
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Homepage: http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/people/person_detail.php?person=17
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Sociolinguistics
Specialty: American Indian Languages
Subject Language(s): Wintu
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Green Book of Language Revitalization in Practice
 Sound Symbolism
 Bringing Our Languages Home
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Green Book of Language Revitalization in Practice
 Bringing Our Languages Home
Dissertation Director * of: Topic and Discourse Structure in West Greenlandic Agreement Constructions
(Anna Berge, Author)

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