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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: Juan  Antonio Thomas (IPA: [hwan 'to mas])
Institution: Utica College of Syracuse University
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Homepage: http://www.utica.edu/academic/ssm/language/juantomas.cfm
State and/or Country: NY
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Phonetics
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
French
Italian
Portuguese
Spanish
Language Family(ies): Semitic
Romance
Indo-European
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Selected Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Selected Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
Dissertation Abstract: Hispanismos en Napolitano



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