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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: Bushra  A Zawaydeh
Institution: Indiana University Bloomington
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State and/or Country: IN
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Phonetics
Phonology
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Translation
Lexicography
Specialty: phonetics, phonology, Arabic, lexicon and corpus development, computational linguistics
Selected Publications: The Phonetics and Phonology of Gutturals in Arabic. 1999. Ph.D. dissertation. Indiana University.
Courses Taught: Introduction to linguistics
laboratory section of a graduate phonetics class
Dissertation Abstract: The Phonetics and Phonology of Gutturals in Arabic



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