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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: Amodu  Eneojoh Jonah
Institution: Ahmadu Bello University
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State and/or Country: Kaduna
Nigeria   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications: Language and extinction:the Igala language example. Use your language or lose your language.
Courses Taught: applied linguistics, historical linguistics and language and communication.



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