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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: Rolf  Theil (IPA: rolf tæil)
Institution: University of Oslo
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Homepage: http://www.hf.uio.no/iln/om-instituttet/ansatte/vit/rolfe.xml
State and/or Country: US
Norway   
Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Fulfulde, Adamawa
Fulfulde, Maasina
Selected Publications: A Cognitive Approach to the Verb. Morphological and Constructional Approach. (Cognitive Linguistics Research, 16.) Berlin / New York: Mouton De Gruyter. (With H. G. Simonsen.)

Pre-Fula 'Relative *N'. S. 233-242 i: Kotey, P. F. (ed.): New Dimensions in African Linguistics and Languages. (Trends in African Linguistics. 3.) Trenton, NJ / Asmara: Africa World Press.

Fonetikk og fonologi. Ei elementær innføring. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.
Norwegian og and å - a Cognitive View. Nordic Journal of Linguistics 18: 201-18.
Courses Taught: Phonetics, phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, African languages, Fulfulde
Academic Paper Abstract: Kafa Phonology



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