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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: Antonio  Fortin
Institution: University of Manchester
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Homepage: http://manchester.academia.edu/AntonioFortin
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Morphology
Pragmatics
Semantics
Typology
Selected Publications: The Morphology and Semantics of Expressive Affixes
Courses Taught: Formal Semantics, Pragmatics, and Morphology
Dissertation Abstract: The Morphology and Semantics of Expressive Affixes



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