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Instead, he chooses his words and is known for thinking before speaking. He has a close relationship with us as his children—as a mentor, role model and friend, not just as a parent, and is very involved with our spouses and children in the United States and Australia. Biography of Karl Franklin 11 His desire is to be fit in body, mind and spirit; this is evident in his love of sport and commitment to regular exercise, his love of books and learning, and his faithful practice of reading the Bible and praying both alone and with family.

In Andrew Gonzalez and David Thomas, eds. Linguistics across continents: Studies in honor of Richard S. Pittman. 117–122. Manila: Ling. Society of the Philippines. Franklin, Karl J. 1981e. Creating expressions in the vernacular. Papua New Guinea Journal of Education 17(2):200–209. , and Robert Litteral. 1982. Comparing expatriate and mother tongue translation programs. Notes on Linguistics 23:4–15. , ed. 1986. Anthropological and missiological issues. 6 and 7, 84 pp. , ed. 1987. Critical concerns of anthropologists and missionaries.

S. so that they could be closer to Kirk, who was beginning college, and so that Karl could teach at the Texas SIL School located at the International Linguistics Center in Dallas. Karl was subsequently appointed as SIL’s International Linguistics Coordinator. Besides teaching at the Texas SIL School, he became an adjunct professor at the nearby University of Texas at Arlington. They also served on staff at the SIL School at the University of Oklahoma (Norman), and in 1978 at the British SIL School (Horsley’s Green, England).

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