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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: 8th AWLL International Workshop on Writing

Short Title: AWLL 8
Location: Oldenburg, Germany
Start Date: 04-Oct-2012 - 05-Oct-2012
Contact: Nanna Fuhrhop
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: The writing systems workshops offer a forum for discussion between researchers from a range of different countries and linguistic backgrounds, working in a variety of fields of writing research such as theoretical linguistics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics and language education.

Invited Speakers:

Jonathan Grainger (University d’Aix-Marseille)
Peter Eisenberg (University of Potsdam)
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Writing Systems
LL Issue: 23.658

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