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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: Luca  Nobile (IPA: luka 'nObile)
Institution: Université de Bourgogne
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Homepage: http://www.lucanobile.eu
State and/or Country: France   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
History of Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): French
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: - Words in the mirror: analysing the sensorimotor interface between phonetics ans semantics in Italian
- La Grammaire de Condillac face au paradoxe de l'origine naturelle du langage
- De Brosses e Cesarotti: origine delle lingue e origini della linguistica nell'età della rivoluzione politica.
Courses Taught: General linguistics, History of linguistic theories, Anthropology of language, French morphosyntax, Italian morphosyntax, Phonetics and phonology.

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