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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: Boris  Gasparov
Institution: Columbia University
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Homepage: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/slavic/fac-bios/gasparov/faculty.html
State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
Specialty: Slavic History and Culture; /L/Romanticism; /L/Music
Subject Language(s): Russian
Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
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