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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: Margaret  E. Winters
Institution: Wayne State University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://linguistics.wayne.edu/faculty/winters.html
State and/or Country: MI
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
Italian
Latin
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: Please contact me
Announced on LINGUIST :  Historical Cognitive Linguistics
Courses Taught: Historical Linguistics
Romance Philology
Semantics
History of Linguistics



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