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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: Eric  Russell Webb
Institution: University of California
State and/or Country: Michigan
Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
Reviewer of: General Linguistics: Hajicova, Sgall, Hana, Hoskovec, ed. (2002) (LL Issue 13.3034)
Linguistic Theories: Satterfield, Tortora, & Cresti (2002) (LL Issue 14.755)
Academic Paper Abstract: Minimalism and French /ʀ/: Phonological representations in phonetically based phonology
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