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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: Francis  C. Bond
Institution: Nanyang Technological University
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Homepage: http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/home/fcbond/
State and/or Country: Singapore   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Japanese
Selected Publications: Reference in Japanese-to-English Machine Translation
Announced on LINGUIST :  Translating the Untranslatable
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Translating the Untranslatable
Courses Taught: HG803 Technologically Speaking: The Intersection of Language and Technology

Dissertation Abstract: Determiners and Number in English Contrasted with Japanese, as Exemplified in Machine Translation
Academic Paper Abstract: On the semantics of noun compounds



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