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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



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FYI: Routledge Language and Linguistics Most Wanted!


Author: Louise Phillips

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FYI Body: The results are in - Routledge Language and Linguistics Most Wanted!

I am pleased to announce that the winning Special Issues from the
Routledge Language and Linguistics Most Wanted competition are as
follows:

Critical and Cultural Discourse Analysis from a Latin American
Perspective from Journal of Multicultural Discourses!
http://bit.ly/latin-perspectives

Travelling Languages: Culture, Communication and Translation in a
Mobile World from Language and Intercultural Communication
http://bit.ly/travelling-lang

Communication, Discourses and Interculturality from Language and
Intercultural Communication
http://bit.ly/interculturality

You can read these special issues online for free by clicking on the
links above until 31 May 2012!

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