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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: Akeem  Ségun Sàláwù
Institution: University of Ghana
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Current Perspectives in Phono-Syntax and Dialectology
 Readings in African Dialectology and Applied Linguistics
Dissertation Abstract: A Comparative Study of the Syntax of Yorùbá and Òko-Ósànyèn (Àfiwé Ìtúpalè Síntáàsì Èdè Yorùbá àti Òko-Ósànyèn)
Academic Paper Abstract: Negation in Ekiti Dialect of Yorùbá
Auxiliaries in Ekiti: A generalized phrase structure grammar analysis



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