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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: Michael  Fortescue
Institution: University of Copenhagen
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Chukot
Yukaghir, Northern
Language Family(ies): Eskimo-Aleut
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Pattern and Process: A Whiteheadian Perspective On Linguistics
 The Domain of Language
 Historical Linguistics 2003
 Comparative Chukotko-Kamchatkan Dictionary
 Comparative Wakashan Dictionary
 A Neural Network Model of Lexical Organisation
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Pattern and Process: A Whiteheadian Perspective On Linguistics



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