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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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Bill Bright Obituaries: NY Times, LA Times Ann Sawyer 17.3147 Oct-26-2006
Language Radio Series Evan Bradley 17.2557 Sep-11-2006
Non-English Internets Mark Jones 17.2177 Jul-28-2006
Endangered Languages on National Public Radio Ann Sawyer 17.2063 Jul-14-2006
Apes That Talk Karen Stanley 17.2004 Jul-08-2006
The Return of 'Simplified English Spelling' Michael Teegarden 17.1972 Jul-05-2006
Linguistic Myth-busting Mike Matloff 17.1869 Jun-23-2006
Welsh Language Article, The Guardian Mark Jones 17.1870 Jun-23-2006
Article on Time/Space Concepts in Aymara Michael Teegarden 17.1795 Jun-14-2006
MIT 'big brother' Style Language Acquisition Test Dave Sayers 17.1529 May-16-2006
Dolphins 'have their own names' Madalena Cruz-Ferreira 17.1427 May-08-2006
English lingua franca and English Identity Madalena Cruz-Ferreira 17.1426 May-08-2006
Chomsky Thinks Study Is For The Birds Jess Tauber 17.1286 Apr-26-2006
Linguists' Brains Michael Teegarden 17.1054 Apr-07-2006
NYTimes Science article on language revitalization Paul Chapin 17.734 Mar-07-2006
6500 year old voices - that's contemporary art! Silvia Lipski 17.573 Feb-21-2006
The Pottery Recording Video is a Fake Mike Matloff 17.586 Feb-21-2006
6500-year-old voices recorded in pottery! Mike Matloff 17.552 Feb-19-2006
The Language Feed Sally Morrison 17.488 Feb-13-2006
The Age: The Decline of Gaelic Jessica Boynton 17.488 Feb-13-2006
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