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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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Interview with a Linguist

Date Submitted: 27-Mar-2013
From: Randee Fish
Subject: Interview with a Linguist
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Notice: I am researching possible career paths for my Economics class. I am interested in learning more about Linguistics, and for my project I must interview someone who is currently in that profession. I was interested in knowing if there is anyone willing to sit down with me so that I may interview them about my possible career path.