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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: Mark Baker Interview On Line

Submitter: Zylogy

Submitter Email: Zylogy@aol.com
Media Body: For those interested in hearing Mark Baker about his recent book Atoms of
Language, there is a half hour interview that can be accessed at:


If you can't access it directly, try the link a

Jess Tauber

Issue Number: 13.97
Date Posted: January 17, 2002

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