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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: Lg in Judicial Process, Grant available

Author: Bethany K. Dumas

FYI Body: As many of you know, my web journal "Language in the Judicial Process"
has been inaccessible for 2-3 weeks. We have partially identified the
server problems, and I am happy to announce that the journal is now
accessible via the following URL:


All back issues are accessible from the current issue. Please continue
to advise me of server problems.

The current problems have delayed issue 2.4, but it should be online
very soon. Thank you for your patience.


Bethany K. Dumas, J.D., Ph.D. Applied Linguistics, Language & Law
Department of English EMAIL: dumasb@utk.edu
415 McClung Tower (423) 974-6965, (423) 974-6926 (FAX)
University of Tennessee Editor, Language in the Judicial Process
Knoxville, TN 37996-0430 USA <http://ljp.la.utk.edu/arch/>

There is an opportunity for US citizens or green-card holders
to study Indonesian and receive a FLAS fellowship for i
for the academic year 97-8 at Cornell. This is a full-time
program for two semesters, and prepares students to do the
advanced Indonesian Abroad Program. It gives one the thorough-going
grounding in Indonesian which a serious scholar of Indonesia
would need.
The time is short and interested parties should e-mail John Wolff
immediately for information:


John U. Wolff
DMLL Morrill Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853

Wayles Browne, Assoc. Prof. of Linguistics
Department of Linguistics
Morrill Hall, Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853, U.S.A.

tel. 607-255-0712 (o), 607-273-3009 (h)
fax 607-255-2044 (write FOR W. BROWNE)
e-mail ewb2@cornell.edu

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