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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: 9th International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism

Location: Uppsala, Sweden
Start Date: 12-Jun-2014 - 14-Jun-2014
Contact: Christina Lindqvist
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.moderna.uu.se/thirdlanguage2014/
Meeting Description: The 9th International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism will be held at Uppsala University in June 12-14, 2014. We welcome original and previously unpublished research on the acquisition or use of three or more languages. The International Association of Multilingualism was founded in 2004 and thus celebrates its 10th anniversary during the conference in 2014.

Keynote Speakers:

Jean-Marc Dewaele, Birkbeck University of London
David Green, University College London
Björn Hammarberg, Stockholm University
Scott Jarvis, Ohio University
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 24.935

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