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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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Re: Welsh Counting System Makes Maths Easier Briony Williams 16.3667 Dec-22-2005
Documentary 'The Linguists' on PBS Ashley Williams 20.608 Feb-24-2009
A Unique Signing Language in Israel Lowell Winterbottom 18.2480 Aug-23-2007
Steven Pinker in the Toronto Star Lowell Winterbottom 18.292 Jan-24-2007
Genetics and Tone Languages Lowell Winterbottom 18.2481 Aug-23-2007
An Interesting Article-Language: A Common Root? Lowell Winterbottom 18.2273 Jul-29-2007
Endangered Languages in New York Lowell Winterbottom 22.3906 Sep-21-2011
Brasilia Governor Bans Verb Form Lowell Winterbottom 18.2902 Oct-05-2007
Popular Fully-Automated Translation Systems Have Gender Biases Brent Woo 24.2258 May-31-2013
Black English in the Spotlight: Rachel Jeantel's Testimony Brent Woo 24.2760 Jul-08-2013
Raleigh, NC, has Nearly Lost its Southern Accent Brent Woo 24.1615 Apr-09-2013
Are Sounds Of The Caucasus Shaped By The Mountains Themselves? Brent Woo 24.2761 Jul-08-2013
Active Revitalization Efforts Stir Extinct South Australian Language Brent Woo 24.3103 Jul-30-2013
Beijing Linguistic Committee Initiative to Preserve Old Beijing Chinese Dialect Brent Woo 24.3102 Jul-30-2013
Researchers posit a new 'text message written register' Brent Woo 23.318 Jan-18-2012
''Dictionary of the Great Andamanese Language'' discussed Brent Woo 23.368 Jan-20-2012
Cognitive Scientists Study Ambiguity in Language Brent Woo 23.337 Jan-19-2012
Former PM of Australia advocates focus on Chinese Brent Woo 23.1901 Apr-16-2012
English still encroaching on French jobs Brent Woo 23.1932 Apr-16-2012
AlJazeera 'Living the Language' TV Program Brent Woo 23.2339 Apr-21-2012
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