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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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New, unique Native American maps using autonyms Aaron Carapella 25.1536 Mar-31-2014
Spotlight on Basque Spoken Word Poets: "Bertsolari", a film by Asier Altuna Olivia Newman Mar-07-2014
More genders on Facebook, still the same pronouns Dennis Baron 25.1041 Mar-03-2014
Video Programs Featuring the Oral Tradition of the Nahuatl-Speaking Communities Norbert Francis 24.3793 Sep-25-2013
Spatial Relationships in Australian Languages Christine Nicholls 24.3514 Aug-29-2013
Rapping to Preserve the Sami Language Brent Woo 24.3174 Aug-06-2013
Efforts to Preserve the Ojibwe Language Brent Woo 24.3175 Aug-06-2013
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
Black English in the Spotlight: Rachel Jeantel's Testimony Brent Woo 24.2760 Jul-08-2013
Are Sounds Of The Caucasus Shaped By The Mountains Themselves? Brent Woo 24.2761 Jul-08-2013
Popular Fully-Automated Translation Systems Have Gender Biases Brent Woo 24.2258 May-31-2013
Endangered Jewish Languages Studied and Documented Brent Woo 24.2243 May-30-2013
Unique Russian Dialect Recorded in Alaska Brent Woo 24.2240 May-30-2013
MIT-Haiti Initiative for KreyĆ²l-based Instruction Tometro Hopkins 24.2080 May-15-2013
Raleigh, NC, has Nearly Lost its Southern Accent Brent Woo 24.1615 Apr-09-2013
Australia Gives $14 Million to Support Language Resources Brent Woo 24.1264 Mar-13-2013
Technology Saves Endangered Languages Brent Woo 24.1263 Mar-13-2013
Endangered Languages Project Article in Language Magazine Anna Belew 24.1207 Mar-11-2013
Hawaiian Sign Language Distinct from ASL Paul Chapin 24.1205 Mar-02-2013
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