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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: Jerold  A. Edmondson
Institution: University of Texas at Arlington
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Survey of Linguistic Theories: Third Edition
 Comparative Kadai: the Tai Branch
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Survey of Linguistic Theories: Third Edition
 Comparative Kadai: the Tai Branch
Dissertation Director * of: Sentence Final Particles in Bisu Narrative
(Kirk Person, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Learning Efficiencies for Different Orthographies: A comparative study of Han characters and Vietnamese romanization
(Wi-Vun Chiung, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Phonologica Grammar of Northern Pame
(Scott Berthiaume, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Questions in American Sign Language: A quantitative analysis of raised and lowered eyebrows
(Traci Weast, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Structure of Nominalization in Burmese
(Paulette Hopple, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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