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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: The Language Feed

Submitter: Sally Morrison

Submitter Email: smorris2@gmu.edu
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Media Body: The Language Feed provides links to language news stories found
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Issue Number: 17.488
Date Posted: February 13, 2006

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