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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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Media: Language Radio Series

Submitter: Evan Bradley

Submitter Email: yevb00@gmail.com
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Media Body: Worldview on Chicago Public Radio is airing a series examining global
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Archives should be available after each episode airs.
Issue Number: 17.2557
Date Posted: September 11, 2006

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