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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: 2005 LSA Institute

Author: Sabine Iatridou

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

FYI Body: I am happy to announce that the website for the 2005 LSA Institute is now partially up.
We are very proud of our program and hope you will visit us at web.mit.edu/lsa2005.

Sabine Iatridou

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