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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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Program Name:

School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics (SELLL)
Program Homepage: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/elll/
Institution: Newcastle University
Address: Percy Building
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
City: Newcastle upon Tyne
Zip/Postal Code: NE1 7RU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Viv Aves

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Phone: +44 (0)191 222 7625
Fax: +44 (0)191 222 8708
Linguistic Subfield(s): Language Acquisition
Linguistic Theories
Other Program Specialties: Language Evolution
Program Size: Large (over 25 students)
Program Description: The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics offers the following postgraduate degrees in linguistics:

* MA in Linguistics
* Integrated PhD (taught component and research)
* PhD (by research)
For further information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/elll/postgrad/

The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics also offers the following undergraduate Single Honours degrees in:

* English Literature (Q306)
* English Language (Q302)
* English Language and Literature (Q300)
* Linguistics (Q100)

And Joint Honours degrees in:

* Linguistics with Chinese or Japanese (Q1T4) -in conjunction with the School of Modern Languages
* Linguistics with French (QIR1), with German (QIR2), or with Spanish (QIR4) - also in conjunction with the School of Modern Languages.

In conjunction with our School, the School of Historical Studies offers Joint Honours degrees in:

* English Literature and Latin (QQ36)
* Classical Studies and English (QQ83)

You can also take our subjects - English language, English literature, and Linguistics - as part of the degree in Combined Studies.
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