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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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Full Title: Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2012

      
Short Title: HLS
Location: Gainesville, FL, USA
Start Date: 25-Oct-2012 - 28-Oct-2012
Contact: Jessi Aaron
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://hls2012.wordpress.com/
Meeting Description: The Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2012 will be held October 25-28, 2012, at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

Invited Speakers:

Barbara Lafford, Arizona State University
Silvina Montrul, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Acrisio Pires, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Shana Poplack, University of Ottawa
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Subject Language: Portuguese; Spanish
LL Issue: 23.2156


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