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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: Anna  Vacalopoulou
Institution: Institute for Language and Speech Processing
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State and/or Country: Greece   
Linguistic Field(s): Translation
Lexicography
Selected Publications: Το Πρώτο μου Λεξικό για το Δημοτικό (My First School Dictionary); Dictionary (5,500 words and phrases) for schoolchildren including definitions, examples, grammatical information, synonyms, antonyms, compound words, etymology and usage notes.
N. Hatzigeorgiu, A. Spiliotopoulou, A. Vacalopoulou, A. Papakostopoulou, S. Piperidis, M. Gavrilidou, G. Carayannis. 'Hellenic National Corpus: a Greek corpus in the Web'.
Nick Hatzigeorgiu, Maria Gavrilidou, Stelios Piperidis, George Carayannis, Anastasia Papakostopoulou, Athanassia Spiliotopoulou, Anna Vacalopoulou, Penny Labropoulou, Elena Mantzari, Harris Papageorgiou, Iason Demiros 'Design and Implementation of the online ILSP corpus'.



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