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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: Max  W. Wheeler (IPA: maks ˈwiːlə)
Institution: University of Sussex
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Specialty: Phonology, morphology
Subject Language(s): Catalan-Valencian-Balear
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: Phonology of Catalan (Oxford: Blackwell, 1979)
Catalan: A Comprehensive Grammar (with Alan Yates and Nicolau Dols, London: Routledge, 1999)
The Phonology of Catalan (Oxford: University Press, 2005)
Morfologia i fonologia catalana i romànica: estudis diacrònics [Catalan and Romance morphology and phonology: diachronic studies], Alacant: Institut Interuniversitari de Filologia Valenciana/Barcelona: Publicacions de l’Abadia de Montserrat, 2007.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Phonology of Catalan
 Curial and Guelfa
Courses Taught: Approaches to Pronunciation
Modern English Pronunciation
Language Typology
Language Variation and Change
Sociology of Language
Historical Linguistics
Language in European Society Language in Culture and Society (MA)
Dissertation Director * of: Adult Second Language Acquisition in Immigrant Communities: A study on Bengali-English in East London
(Sebastian Rasinger, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Judeo-Spanish in the Turkish Social Context: Language Death, Shift, Swan Song or Revival?
(Mary Altabev, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Etymological Dictionary of Basque

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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