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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: Marija  Tabain
Institution: La Trobe University
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Reviewer of: Phonology: Broe & Pierrehumbert (2000) (LL Issue 12.1991)
Phonetics: Hardcastle & Hewlett, eds. (1999) (LL Issue 12.490)
Academic Paper Abstract: VC vs. CV syllables: a comparison of Aboriginal languages with English
A preliminary study of jaw movement in Arrernte consonant production

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