"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
We are very pleased to announce that the second workshop on syntax and semantics in China (SSiC 2013) will be held at PLA University of Foreign Languages at Kun Shan, Jiangsu Province, from October 19 to October 20 (Saturday and Sunday), 2013. The conference aims at creating a cooperative, friendly and enlightening forum for those who are working on Chinese syntax and semantics.