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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: Anna  María Escobar
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Homepage: http://www.sip.uiuc.edu/faculty/escobar.htm
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Introducción a la Lingüística Hispánica
 Introducción a la Lingüística Hispánica
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Introducción a la Lingüística Hispánica
Dissertation Director * of: Weakening of Intervocalic /p, t, k/ in Two Spanish Dialects: Toward the quantification of lenition processes
(Anthony Lewis, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Language Maintenance and Shift in Sardinia: A case study of Sardinian and Italian in Cagliari
(Maria Marongiu, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Macro- and Micro-Sociolinguistic Study of Language Attitudes and Language Contact: Mercosur and the teaching of Spanish in Brazil
(Talia Bugel, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Grammaticalization of Spanish 'de': Reanalysis of '(de)queísmo' in Southern Cone dialects
(Carlos del Moral, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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