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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: Expressing the Whole in World Languages

Location: Naples, Italy
Start Date: 29-Nov-2013 - 29-Nov-2013
Contact: Alberto Manco
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Università degli studi di Napoli ‘L’Orientale’
Dipartimento di Studi Letterari, Linguistici e Comparati
Dottorato in Teoria delle Lingue e del Linguaggio

29 November 2013

Study Day
Expressing the Whole in World Languages

The Study Day will focus on the expression of the whole in world languages presenting recent updates regarding this important topic in linguistics.
Linguistic Subfield: Historical Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.1372

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