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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.wits.ac.za/fac/arts/linguistics/ling.htm
Institution: University of the Witwatersrand
Address: No 4 Irepodun Street, Orogun Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
City: Ibadan
Zip/Postal Code: 234
State/Province: Oyo
Country: South Africa
Contact Person: Tunde Ezekiel Lawal , Dr

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Phone: 08034275368
Linguistic Subfield(s): Phonetics
Program Size: Small (1-10 students)
Program Description: The Department of Linguistics at the University of the Witwatersrand offers full-time undergraduate degrees by coursework, and graduate degrees by thesis (dissertation) in all areas of the discipline.
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