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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: Razaul  Karim Faquire (IPA: rɛʒaʊl kɔrim fɔqir)
Institution: University of Dhaka
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State and/or Country: Bangladesh   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan
Selected Publications: 1. Learner Variety of Modality in Japanese from the Perspective of Grammaticalization

2. Subject-Verb Agreement: A Cross-linguistic Study

3. Convergence of Languages in Asia

4. Effects of Language Contact on Some Tibeto-Burman Languages of Bangladesh

4. Modality and Modal System
Announced on LINGUIST :  Modality and Its Learner Variety in Japanese
Courses Taught: Morphology, Language Education and Japanese as L2



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