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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: Gilles-Maurice  de Schryver
Institution: Ghent University
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Homepage: http://tshwanedje.com/members/gmds/cv.html
State and/or Country: Belgium   
Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Subject Language(s): Swahili
Language Family(ies): Niger-Congo
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Way with Words: Recent Advances in Lexical Theory and Analysis
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Way with Words: Recent Advances in Lexical Theory and Analysis



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