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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: UBCWPL, Fire Sale on Hard Copy Volumes


Author: John Lyon

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FYI Body: Hello,

UBC Working Papers in Linguistics has reduced the prices on all conference volumes to $5.00, + shipping and handling. These include conference proceedings for ICSNL (International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages) and WSCLA (Workshop on the Structure and Constituency of Languages of the Americas)

Ordering information can be found at:

http://www.linguistics.ubc.ca/ubcwpl/volumes

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