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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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Department of Linguistics & Phonetics
Alternate Name: BA Linguistics & Phonetics
Program Homepage: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/linguistics/
Institution: University of Leeds
Address: School of Modern Languages & Cultures, University of Leeds
City: Leeds
Zip/Postal Code: LS2 9JT
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Cat Davies

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Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Program Size: Large (over 25 students)
Program Description: Linguistics and Phonetics in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures offers research and teaching expertise in major areas within modern language studies and speech science, with particular strengths in language aquisition, syntax, discourse analysis and phonetics.
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