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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: Adam  Werle (IPA: æɾmwɹl(i))
Institution: University of Victoria
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://web.uvic.ca/~werle/
State and/or Country: BC
Canada   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Phonology
Subject Language(s): Kwakiutl
Makah
Nootka
Bosnian
Croatian
Serbian
Language Family(ies): Wakashan
Selected Publications: Word, Phrase, and Clitic Prosody in Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian
Ditidaht Vowel Alternations and Prosody
Direction of Assimilation in Child Consonant Harmony (Pater and Werle)
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas
 UMOP 28: Proceedings of the Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas (SULA) 2
 Word, Phrase, and Clitic Prosody in Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian
Courses Taught: Introduction to linguistic theory
Makah linguistic structure and history
Makah language
Ditidaht language
Dissertation Abstract: Word, Phrase, and Clitic Prosody in Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian
Reviewer of: Historical Linguistics/Syntax: van Bergen (2003) (LL Issue 14.1935)
Interface Strategies (LL Issue 18.913)
InterPhases (LL Issue 21.2488)



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