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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: Gertrud  Faaß
Institution: Universität Stuttgart
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Morphology
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Translation
Lexicography
Language Family(ies): Sotho
Selected Publications: see web page
Courses Taught: Introduction to Natural Language Processing
Dissertation Abstract: A Morpho-Syntactic Description of Northern Sotho as a Basis for an Automated Translation from Northern Sotho to English



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