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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: Lance  D. Eccles
Institution: Macquarie University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ocs.mq.edu.au/~leccles/
State and/or Country: NSW
Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Specialty: Coptic language
Subject Language(s): Coptic
Selected Publications: Introductory Coptic Reader (Dunwoody, Kensington MD, 1991)
Shanghai Dialect (Dunwoody, Kensington MD, 1993)
Shanghai Texts (Macarthur Linguistic Studies No. 1) (1997)
Courses Taught: Chinese language, Language in Europe



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