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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: Roy  Harris
Institution: Oxford Fulfilment Centre
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Homepage: http://www.royharrisonline.com
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United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Writing Systems
History of Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Introduction to Integrational Linguistics
 Integrational Linguistics: A First Reader
 Signs of Writing
 Rethinking Writing
 Saussure and his Interpreters
 The Linguistics of History
 The Semantics of Science
 Definition in Theory and Practice
 Rationality and the Literate Mind
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Semantics of Science



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