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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: News Article about Jobs,Conference List (June)

Author: Jen DeSimone

FYI Body: In case your advisor ever told you that you should consider taking
a computer science class instead of that extra class on Chutchee
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The latest edition (June 2000) of the Conference List of Linguistics and
Related Topics is now available a
A total of 53 new conferences and workshops have been included. Thanks to
all who provided details. Please let me know if there are any errors.

Peter White

Peter White
Centre for Language Teaching and Research
University of Queensland, Qld 4072
Fax: +61 7 3365 7077
Email: peterw@lingua.cltr.uq.edu.au, or pbwhite@powerup.com.au
Web: http://www.cltr.uq.edu.au/~peterw

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