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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: Call for Proposals: Edinburgh Studies in Theoretical Linguistics

Author: Nik Gisborne

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

FYI Body: We are pleased to announce a new monograph series: Edinburgh Studies in Theoretical Linguistics. We are keen to receive new proposals; Edinburgh University Press's Linguistics Commissioning Editor, Gillian Leslie, will be attending the LSA. More information can be found at the series' webpages: http://www.euppublishing.com/series/esitl

Nik Gisborne, University of Edinburgh &
Andrew Hippisley, University of Kentucky

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