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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: Fellowship Applications to the LSA Institute


Author: Robin Queen

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

FYI Body: Applications for fellowships to the 2013 LSA Linguistic Institute will be available beginning January 14. To apply, you need to be a registered student and a member of the Linguistic Society of America.

For more information, visit this link:

http://www.linguisticsociety.org/meetings-institutes/institutes/fellowships

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