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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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Media: MIT-Haiti Initiative for Kreyòl-based Instruction

Submitter: Tometro Hopkins

Submitter Email: hopkinst@fiu.edu
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Media Body: The Haitian Government has now signed up to support the MIT-Haiti Initiative for Kreyòl-based instruction in STEM with active-learning technologies. Take a look at these articles, pictures and video:

Issue Number: 24.2080
Date Posted: May 15, 2013

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