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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: Lenora  A. Timm
Institution: University of California, Davis
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State and/or Country: CA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
Specialty: Anthropological LInguistics; language descripion; sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Breton
French
Courses Taught: Intro. to Linguistics
Language, Gender & Society
Bilingualism
American Tongues



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