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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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The latest edition (June 2000) of the Conference List of Linguistics and
Related Topics is now available a
http://www.cltr.uq.edu.au/conf.html
A total of 53 new conferences and workshops have been included. Thanks to
all who provided details. Please let me know if there are any errors.

Regards
Peter White

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Peter White
Centre for Language Teaching and Research
University of Queensland, Qld 4072
Australia
Fax: +61 7 3365 7077
Email: peterw@lingua.cltr.uq.edu.au, or pbwhite@powerup.com.au
Web: http://www.cltr.uq.edu.au/~peterw
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