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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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Name: Brendan  N. Wolfe
Institution: University of Oxford
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Greek, Ancient
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: 'Figurae Etymologicae in Gothic' in Oxford Working Papers in Linguistics and Philology.

'Gothic Dependence on Greek: Evidence from Nominal Compounds’ in Tagungsakten der XIII. Fachtagung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft. Edited by Prof. Dr. T. Krisch & Dr. T. Lindner (forthcoming)
Courses Taught: Latin Syntax;
Latin Grammar;
Gothic reading group;
Liberation Movements in Christian History;
Inklings studies.
Reviewer of: Altnordische Philologie (LL Issue 19.2106)

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