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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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Program Name:

Department of Linguistics and English Language
Program Homepage: http://www.dur.ac.uk/Linguistics
Institution: Durham University
Address: Elvet Riverside
New Elvet
City: Durham
Zip/Postal Code: DH1 3JT
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Sara Hallowell , Ms.
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Phone: 44-191-374-2641
Fax: 44-191-374-2685
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Phonology
Syntax
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): English
Finnish
French
German
Welsh
Program Size: Large (over 25 students)
Program Description: The Department has roughly 60 undergraduates, 25-30 MA students and 30 PhDs. Full details are available on the webpage: http://www.dur.ac.uk/Linguistics/
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