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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: Professional Communication and Translation Studies

Short Title: PCTS
Location: Timisoara, Romania
Start Date: 04-Apr-2013 - 05-Apr-2013
Contact: Marcela Farcasiu
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.cls.upt.ro/cercetare/manifestari-stiintifice/conferinte/conferences/2013
Meeting Description: The 8th edition of the conference focuses on Communicating Science in the Knowledge-Based Society. We aim to highlight the contribution of humanities and social sciences to the development and promotion of the results of scientific and technological innovation in a globalized world, where they play a vital role for social progress. Topics will include, but are not limited to:

- Communication and public relations
- Linguistics
- Translation studies
- Foreign language teaching
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Translation
Subject Language: None
LL Issue: 24.192

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