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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: Lisa  M  Ferro
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.mv.com/ipusers/lf
State and/or Country: NH
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Specialty: Phonology, Phonetics, Syntax
Selected Publications: (1992) "On 'Self' as a Focus Marker." Paper presented at the Ninth Eastern States Conference on Linguistics, 1992, SUNY Buffalo. In M. Bernstein (ed.) ESCOL '92 Proceedings, (68-79). New York: DMLL Publications.
Courses Taught: Principles of Linguistics; Principles of Phonetics; The English Language;
Composition for ESL students.

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