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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://www.sfu.ca/linguistics/
Institution: Simon Fraser University
Address: 8888 University Drive
City: Burnaby
Zip/Postal Code: V5A1S6
State/Province: BC
Country: Canada
Application Deadline: Feb. 1
Contact Person: Zita McRobbie-Utasi, Dr. , Chair

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Phone: 604-291-4798
Fax: 604-291-5659
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: The department offers MA and PhD degrees in a wide range of topics from theoretical to applied linguistics, with majority of faculty interested in diverse and interdisciplinary research topics.
Available Financial Aid: Graduate Fellowship, President's PhD Research Stipend, Research and Teaching Assistantships
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