Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!
"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
FYI: Web Sites, Collecting NLP references
ALAA WEB SITE|
The Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA) now has a
World Wide Web site. It's in the preliminary stages, and we hope
to enhance it considerably early in 1997.
However, we hope it is useful to colleagues.
The URL is http://www.cltr.uq.oz.au:8000/alaa