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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: Gu  ZhengKun (IPA: Gu Zhengkun)
Institution: Peking University
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State and/or Country: China
China   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Translation
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Latin
Courses Taught: 1. Comparative Culture
2. Translation theories
3. Linguistic Culturology
4. Essentials of Western Scholarship
5. Shakespeare



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