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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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Name: Alena  Witzlack-Makarevich
Institution: Universit├Ąt Leipzig
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Homepage: http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~witzlack/
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Language Documentation
Syntax
Typology
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Nama
Language Family(ies): Nama
Reviewer of: The Tujia Language (LL Issue 18.311)
Brahui, a Dravidian Language (LL Issue 19.3870)



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