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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: International Week 2013: Diversity, Plurilingualism, Internationalization
Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
Start Date: 08-Oct-2013 - 10-Oct-2013
Contact: Brigitte K├╝rsteiner
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.internationalweek2013.ch/en/home
Meeting Description: The International Week 2013 of the three Swiss Universities of Teacher Education Lucerne (PHLU), St.Gallen (PHSG), and Vaud (HEPVD) reunites teacher training professionals working on issues of diversity, plurilingualism, and internationalization in schools and teacher education.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 23.5198

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