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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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Department of Linguistics
Program Homepage: http://linguistics.web.unc.edu/
Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Address: Department of Linguistics at UNC
Smith Building, CB# 3155
City: Chapel Hill
Zip/Postal Code: 27599-3155
State/Province: NC
Country: USA
Application Deadline: December 15
Contact Person: Elliott Moreton , Director of Graduate Studies
Email:

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Phone: (919) 962-1192
Fax: (919) 962-3708
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): Hittite
Irish
Irish, Old
Luwian, Cuneiform
Lycian
Lydian
Oto-Manguean/Otomanguean
Sabellic
Sanskrit
Tokharian A
Uto-Aztecan
Welsh
Welsh, Old
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: The Department of Linguistics invites applications from students seeking a quality Master of Arts program. A wide variety of courses in general linguistics, historical linguistics, and related areas is available to graduate students. Offerings include courses on phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, morphology, psychology of language, and the structure of various older and modern languages (Indo-European and other).
Available Financial Aid: TAships in Linguistics for students beyond first year; some also in foreign languages; LIMITED research assistantships and fellowships for first-year students; currently (2013) one research assistantship supported by NSF grant.
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