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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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Full Title: Training for Multi-modal Language Documentation
Location: Gainesville, Florida, USA
Start Date: 16-Mar-2013 - 17-Mar-2013
Contact: James Essegbey
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: This is the second annual training workshop on multi-modal language documentation for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, led by Dr. Mandana Seyfeddinipur, Program Director, Endangered Languages Documentation Program, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. It is organized by the Linguistics Department and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Florida.
Linguistic Subfield: Language Documentation
LL Issue: 24.819

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