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Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"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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Tactile Sign Language : Turn-taking and questions in signed conversations of deaf-blind people
(Reviewer: Nicla Rossini) - - Johanna Mesch (20-Jan-2003)

The Hands are the Head of the Mouth : The Mouth as Articulator in Sign Languages
(Reviewer: Martha E. Tyrone) - - Penny Boyes Braem, Rachel Sutton-Spence (21-Dec-2002)