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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: Rudolf  P. Botha
Institution: University of Stellenbosch
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Unravelling the Evolution of Language
 Form and Meaning in Word Formation
 The Prehistory of Language
 The Cradle of Language
 The Cradle of Language
 The Prehistory of Language
 The Evolutionary Emergence of Language
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