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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: Italian Dialect Festival
Short Title: IDF
Location: Leiden, Netherlands
Start Date: 25-Feb-2013 - 28-Feb-2013
Contact: Roberta D'Alessandro
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Meeting URL: http://www.hum.leiden.edu/lucl/highlights/this-month-at-lucl.html
Meeting Description: The Italian Department of Leiden University and LUCL are happy to announce the Italian Dialect Festival, to take place on February 25-28 at Leiden University.

Attendance is free, but please do register.
Linguistic Subfield: Syntax
Subject Language: Italian
LL Issue: 24.818

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