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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: Sefa  Owusu
Institution: University of Education, Winneba
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State and/or Country: US
Ghana   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Niger-Congo
Selected Publications: 1. On Exceptions to Akan Vowel Harmony
2. Tone Patterns of Possessive Constructions in the Asante Dialect of Akan
3.Some Phonological Processes in Akan
Courses Taught: 1.Theories of Language Acquisition
2.General Phonetics and Phonology
3.Akan Phonology



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