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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: Alfredo  B. Torrejón
Institution: Auburn University
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Homepage: http://www.auburn.edu/~torreal
State and/or Country: Alabama
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Specialty: Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications: Andrés Bello y la lengua culta (in Spanish). Boulder, CO: SSSAS. 1993.
Courses Taught: Language Planning
Standardization of Spanish
Spanish in the Americas
Spanish Phonetics
Spanish Syntax
Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
Advanced Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
Advanced Spanish Syntax
Spanish Dialectology
Applied Linguistics

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