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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: Frank  R. Trechsel
Institution: Ball State University
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State and/or Country: USA
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax
Typology
Subject Language(s): Popti'
Totonac, Yecuatla
Tepehua, Pisaflores
Tzotzil, Zinacantán
Language Family(ies): Mayan
Totonacan
Dissertation Director * of: The Morphophonemics of the Idaacha Dialect of Yoruba
(Desire Baloubi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Sheng: The mixed language of Nairobi
(Philip Rudd, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Binding and Gapping in Second Language Acquisition: Evidence from a longitudinal study of Japanese learners of English
(Shizuko Ozaki, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Verbal Prefixes in Bulgarian and Their Correspondences in American English: A cognitive linguistic analysis
(Ivelina Tchizmarova, Author)

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