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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: Derek  Nurse
Institution: Memorial University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.mun.ca/linguistics/facpages/nurse/dnurse.html
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Swahili
Language Family(ies): Narrow Bantu
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  African Languages
 A Glossary of Terms for Bantu Verbal Categories, With special Emphasis on Tense and Aspect
 Tense and Aspect in Bantu
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  African Languages
 African Languages
 A Glossary of Terms for Bantu Verbal Categories, With special Emphasis on Tense and Aspect



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