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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: Joseph  Tyler
Institution: University of Michigan
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Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~jctyler/
State and/or Country: MI
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Philosophy of Language
Courses Taught: 2011 (Fall/Winter) Graduate Student Mentor for the Linguistics Department
2011 (Winter) LING 370 Language and Discrimination
2010 (Fall) ENG 125 College Writing
2010 (Winter) ENG 125 College Writing
2009 (Fall) ENG 125 College Writing
2009 (Winter) LING 370 Language and Discrimination
2008 (Fall) LING 362 Talking and Telling
Dissertation Abstract: Discourse Prosody in Production and Perception

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