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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: Rakhel  Villamil-Acera
Institution: Adelphi University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Language Family(ies): Romance
Courses Taught: Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
Spanish Dialectology
Spanish I, II, III, IV
Advance Grammar and Composition
Language and Society in the Spanish Speaking World

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