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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: Sean  M. Witty (IPA: wɪti)
Institution: Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://wittysan.net
State and/or Country: Korea, South   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Philosophy of Language
Writing Systems
Genetic Classification
Subject Language(s): English
Courses Taught: * History of the English language (영어사)
* Rudimentary Latin
* Special Topics in Linguistics (영어학특강) -- Historical Linguistics
* Rhetoric (영어논술)
* Conversational English (EFL)
* English Composition (EFL)

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