"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
The Linguistic Society of Nepal (LSN) announces its 33rd Annual Conference to be held on November 26-27, 2012 in Kathmandu. The conference is one of the major activities of the Society which aims to provide a platform for those who have been working on different aspects of languages from home and abroad.