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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: Happy New Year from Elsevier

Author: Christopher Tancock

Linguistic Field(s): Not Applicable

FYI Body: Dear Linguists,

As well as gathering your views on Open Access (with a survey available at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TY562KQ), the Publisher for Elsevier's language and linguistics portfolio would like to take this opportunity to wish you a Happy New Year and to bring to your attention some new initiatives and features from the portfolio.

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Many thanks for your attention and any comments and feedback you care to give.

With all best wishes for 2013,

Chris Tancock
Publisher, Linguistics Journals

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