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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: Samy  Ikoa Tioye (IPA: Samy Ikoa Tioye)
Institution: Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology
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State and/or Country: Kenya   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Translation
Specialty: Discourse Analysis, Biblical law, Translation
Subject Language(s): English
French
Hebrew, Ancient
Language Family(ies): Niger-Congo
Selected Publications: Numeration et Calcul Oral en Lobiri, Maitrise en Linguistique, Universite de ouagadougou. (1996)
The Use of Pronouns in Lobiri, MA, NEGST (1998).
Courses Taught: Discourse Analysis
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
French (Secondary School)



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