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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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Linguistics Programs in South Africa



North-West University
       BA in Language Technology
       English
       Linguistics

Rhodes University
       Department of English Language and Linguistics

University of Cape Town
       Department of Linguistics & Southern African Languages

University of KwaZulu-Natal
       Linguistics Programme

University of Pretoria
       Department of African Languages

University of South Africa
       DLitt et Phil

University of Stellenbosch
       Department of African Languages
       Department of Afrikaans and Dutch
       Department of General Linguistics

University of the Free State
       Department of African Languages
       Department of Afrikaans, Dutch and Modern European Languages
       Near Eastern Studies

University of the Witwatersrand
       Department of Linguistics

Vista University
       Afrikaans