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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: George  Okey Iloene
Institution: Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
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State and/or Country: Abia State
Nigeria   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Phonology
Selected Publications: The Syllable In Igbo and Autosegmental Licensing.
Elements Based Analysis of the Igbo Vocalic and Consonantal Systems.
Courses Taught: Topics In Phonology
General Phonetics
Writing Systems and Graphic Representations
Phonetics of English And Nigerian Languages



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