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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: Celtic lgs Teachers, BAAL Book Prize


Author: Jim/Roz Ladrew

FYI Body: NAACLT '97 (North American Association for Celtic Language Teachers)
proposals deadline has been extended to January 30, 1997. To submi
proposals, contact Dr. Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew (jladrew@chesco.com); for
conference details contact Dr. Kenneth Nilsen (knilsen@juliet.stfx.ca)





BAAL Book Prize 1997
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Nominations are invited for the 1997 BAAL Book Prize.

Each year the British Association for Applied Linguistics makes an
award to an outstanding book in Applied Linguistics published in
English in the previous year.

The BAAL Book Prize 1996 was awarded to:

Deborah Cameron (1995) Verbal Hygiene. London: Routledge.

The shortlist also included:

Mike Baynham (1995) Literacy Practices: investigating literacy in
social contexts. London: Longman

Ben Rampton (1995) Crossing: language and ethnicity among
adolescents. London: Longman

Patrick Stevenson (1995) (ed) The German Language and the Real
World: sociolinguistic, cultural, and pragmatic perspectives
on contemporary German. Oxford: Clarendon Press

Entries for this year's prize should be notified to the BAAL
Publications Secretary by March 3rd 1997. Nominations must be
made by publishers and four copies of each title, together with
an administration fee to the value of 25 pounds sterling will be
required. If you are the author of an important text in Applied
Linguistics (in the broadest sense) published last year then
please forward this notice to your publisher. Books published in
English outside the UK are welcomed.

The award will be announced at the BAAL Annual Meeting in
September 1997.

Entries for the Book Prize should be sent to:

David Graddol
BAAL Publications Secretary
School of Education
Open University
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
UK

Further details about the prize can be obtained from tha
address or by email or fax:

(UK) + 1908 654111 (fax)
d.j.graddol@open.ac.uk


A World Wide Web site for BAAL can be found a
http://www.swan.ac.uk/cals/baal.html






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