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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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The Biblical Greek Mailing List B-Greek is a mailing list for scholars and students of Biblical Greek. Our main focus is upon understanding the Greek text of the Bible. Discussion topics include scholarly study of the Greek Bible and related Jewish and Christian Greek texts, tools for beginning and advanced students of Biblical Greek such as textbooks, reference works, bibliography and research tools, and linguistic topics such as morphology, lexicography, syntax,and discourse analysis.
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A list devoted to phonetics.
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The "jewish-languages" mailing list is a forum for academic discussion of Jewish languages, including Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Jewish English, Judeo-Arabic, etc. A Jewish language is broadly conceived as any system of speech or writing used by Jews that differs somewhat from the non-Jewish language(s) around it.
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The Association of Young Linguists was founded in Barcelona in 1992. Its members are PhD students and researchers devoted to the study of language and linguistics and related disciplines. Our aims are:To foster the study and research on linguistics and stimulate communication and cooperation between young scholars in this discipline.To cooperate in publishing current research papers and projects by means of scientific meetings, conferences, publications and other initiatives.
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LANTRA-L is a forum for all aspects of translation and interpretation of natural languages. Including, but not restricted to, computer aids for translation and interpretation. Topics which can be discussed are: * translation theory and practice * translation tools * terminology * lexicography * court, conference and community interpreting * intercultural communication * sociolinguistics * psycholinguistics * professional ethics for interpreters and translators * education and training of interpreters and translators etc.
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Neder-L is een algemeen elektronisch tijdschrift voor de neerlandistiek. Sinds 1992 wordt de periodiek gemiddeld drie keer per maand, zo'n veertig keer per jaar, via elektronische post verstuurd aan zo'n zestienhonderd neerlandici en andere geïnteresseerden over de gehele wereld. Sinds het voorjaar van 1997 is er bovendien een WWW-versie van Neder-L: http://www.neder-l.nl/ Deze web-versie wordt maandelijks door zo'n 15.000 mensen bekeken.
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Neurocognitive Linguistics is an attempt to understand the linguistic system of the human brain, the system that makes it possible for us to speak and write, to understand speech and writing, to think using language, and to learn how to perform these remarkable feats. The object of investigation is the mental system that supports our language processing.
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A Translation Studies forum used by postgraduate students to stir up debates and make announcements on forthcoming events. Students are invited to help each other out by exchanging research and content-related questions. Issues to be discussed in this context include translation theory, literature, cultural studies, linguistics, DTS, cognitive theory and sociotranslatology. Experienced scholars are also welcome.
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A list for discussion of questions of interest in variationist (Labovian / empirical) linguistics; questions in adjoining areas of linguistics (e.g. on the social theories or background of observed variation) may also be discussed. Meant mainly for academic linguists, but serious amateurs also welcome!
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