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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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Summaries on Chinese, Mandarin

8 Summaries on Chinese, Mandarin

Subject Line Submitter Issue No. Date
Whispering and singing in tone languages Susan Fischer 8.567 Apr-22-1997
Negation/Affirmation Matti Miestamo 8.289 Feb-25-1997
Asian Adjectives Michael Jung 9.265 Feb-20-1998
Parameter-within-Parameter; Sum of Chinese Sentences ressy ressy 10.10 Jan-05-1999
Color Survey matubara matubara 10.686 May-06-1999
Chinese & Pro-drop Phenomema Abdulaziz Al-Najmi 10.1426 Sep-28-1999
Chinese word frequency list dhang dhang 13.901 Mar-31-2002
Chinese Spoken Word Frequency Zachary Sloane 17.698 Mar-07-2006


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