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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: Andre  Zampaulo
Institution: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
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State and/or Country: OH
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Specialty: Phonetics; Phonology; Sound Change
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
Selected Publications: Zampaulo, André. 2013. Sibilant Dissimilation in the History of Spanish: An Information-Theoretic Approach. In Howe, Chad, Sarah Blackwell, & Margaret Lubbers Quesada (eds.), Selected Proceedings of the 2011 Hispanic Linguistics Symposium. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Spanish Linguistics;
Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation;
Advanced Spanish Grammar;
Advanced Portuguese Grammar;
Portuguese For Spanish Speakers;
Spanish Language (All levels)
Portuguese Language (All levels)
Dissertation Abstract: When Synchrony Meets Diachrony: (Alveolo)Palatal Sound Patterns in Spanish and Other Romance Languages
Reviewer of: Where Do Phonological Features Come From? (LL Issue 23.438)
Romance Linguistics 2010 (LL Issue 23.2093)
El español del siglo XVIII (LL Issue 23.3245)

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