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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: Petr  Zima
Institution: Charles University in Prague
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language and Location in Space and Time
 Areal and Genetic Factors in Language Classification
 Language and Location in Space and Time
 Areal and Genetic Factors in Language Classification and Description
 The Verb and Related Areal Features in West Africa
 Oracy and Literacy
Dissertation Director * of: The Variety of Vietnamese Czech as an Example of Transcultural Communication in the Czech Republic
(Jitka Slezáková, Author)

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