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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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Department for German Language and Lingustics
Alternate Name: Institut für deutsche Sprache und Linguistik
Program Homepage: http://www2.hu-berlin.de/linguistik/
Institution: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Address: Unter den Linden 6
Sitz: Schützenstr. 21 (Mossezentrum)
City: Berlin
Zip/Postal Code: 10099
Country: Germany
Contact Person: Birgit Trettin , Institutssekretariat

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Phone: 20939- 6 29
Fax: 20939 - 7 29
Linguistic Subfield(s): Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): German
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