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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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FYI: LAGB 2014 Student Conference Funding

Author: Georg Höhn

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

FYI Body: Dear colleagues,

This is a reminder that the next deadline for student conference funding applications from the Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB) is 1 February.

For further information and in order to apply, please visit the link below.

Best wishes,
Georg Höhn for the LAGB Student Committee

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