"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
The conference will look at the features and roles of lexicography and dictionaries in the information age. The participants will include lexicographers, linguists, translators, lecturers, teachers, and students. Special sessions for software developers and publishers are also available.