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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: Languages & Business 2012

      
Short Title: S&B 2012
Location: Berlin, Germany
Start Date: 25-Oct-2012 - 26-Oct-2012
Contact: Lenka Houskova
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.sprachen-beruf.com
Meeting Description: Languages & Business is an international conference on the topic of business communication and intercultural communication in internationally oriented companies. High on the conference agenda are case studies of language training in the everyday business world, cross-border projects and new challenges trainers must face when teaching language and intercultural skills. Languages & Business 2012 brings together human resource managers from companies and institutions, trade associations, universities as well as trainers for transnational exchange. In addition, the accompanying exhibition will allow both providers and users to come together to discuss recent trends, exchange ideas and find relevant solutions for their individual requirements.

The conference languages are English and German.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Translation
Subject Language: None
LL Issue: 23.2031


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