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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: Digital Race to Save Languages

Submitter: Kleanthes Grohmann

Submitter Email: kleanthes@punksinscience.org
Media Body: ** Digital race to save languages **

Linguists are turning to the internet to try to save endangered
languages from disappearing forever.


Issue Number: 14.839
Date Posted: March 21, 2003

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