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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: Colin  Ewen
Institution: Universiteit Leiden
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Phonological Structure of Words
 Headhood, Elements, Specification and Contrastivity
 Principles of Dependency Phonology
 The Blackwell Companion to Phonology, 5-Volume Set
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Headhood, Elements, Specification and Contrastivity
Dissertation Director * of: Dutch Sonorants: The role of place of articulation in phonotactics
(Erik van der Torre, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Phonetic Implementation of Phonological Categories in Sign Language of the Netherlands

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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