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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: 2012 UIC Bilingualism Forum

      
Short Title: BilForum 2012
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Start Date: 04-Oct-2012 - 05-Oct-2012
Contact: Sergio Ramos
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.uic.edu/depts/ling/BilForum/
Meeting Description: The UIC BilForum is dedicated to research in any area related to bilingualism, including theoretical linguistics, code-switching, SLA, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, neurolinguistics, cognitive sciences, heritage languages and bilingual acquisition.

Keynote Speakers:

Pieter C. Muysken (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Maria Polinsky (Harvard University)

For more information, please visit our website:

http://www.uic.edu/depts/ling/BilForum/
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 23.1563


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