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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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Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics
Program Homepage: www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk
Institution: University of Oxford
Address: Centre for Linguistics & Philology
Walton Street
City: Oxford
Zip/Postal Code: OX1 2HG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Department Secretary

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Phone: +44 1865 280400
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Other Program Specialties: Philology
Program Size: Large (over 25 students)
Program Description: The Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics at Oxford offers graduate degree programmes at Master's and Doctoral levels. Some 40 academics are members and associates of the Faculty, making it one of the largest and most diverse groups of linguists in the UK.

Undergraduates can study linguistics as a part of our new degree in Philosophy, Psychology and Linguistics, and linguistics with a modern European language in the Modern Languages and Linguistics degree. Option papers in various branches of linguistics, philology and phonetics are also offered in several other faculties, including Human Sciences, Classics, and Experimental Psychology.
Available Financial Aid: http://www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk/pages/admissions.html
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