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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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FYI: 32nd GLOW Colloquium: Pre-Registration


Author: Gunnar Hrafn Hrafnbjargarson

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

FYI Body: The pre-registration for the 32nd GLOW Colloquium hosted by Département
sciences du langage at Université de Nantes April 16 - 18 has now been
opened. More information and an online pre-registration form can be found here:

http://www.lling.fr/glow32/spip.php?article51

Please note that early registration has been extended until April 6, 2009.


On behalf of the GLOW board,
Gunnar Hrafn Hrafnbjargarson

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