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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: Online Free Biblical Hebrew Course

Author: Orel Beilinson

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

FYI Body: Notice: The sender is the owner of a new language-learning and
linguistics certification institute.

A new course that teaches Biblical Hebrew (in higher level than just
vocabulary, with grammar in high level) opens up online and begins in
June, although we're flexible with dates.

The instructors are both linguists specialising in Biblical Hebrew or in
generally Ancient Semitic Languages.

Linguistic knowledge is not required, however can only help.

Please contact beilinson.orel@gmail.com for more details.

Comparative Semitic Linguistics course might also be opened.

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