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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: Anthony  Woodbury
Institution: University of Texas at Austin
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Homepage: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/linguistics
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Chatino, Western Highland
Yupik, Central
Language Family(ies): Eskimo-Aleut
Dissertation Director * of: Intonation in Contact: A study of Turkish-German bilingual intonation patterns
(Robin Queen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Sipakapense Maya
(Edward Barrett, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Descriptive Grammar of Yongning Na (Mosuo)
(Liberty Lidz, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Jammu and Kashmir Burushaski: Language, language contact, and change
(Sadaf Munshi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Topics in Tiberian Biblical Hebrew Metrical Phonology and Prosodics
(Henry Churchyard, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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