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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: 3rd International Conference of Applied Linguistics

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Start Date: 03-Oct-2013 - 04-Oct-2013
Contact: Egle Gudaviciene
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.lsk.flf.vu.lt/en/department/applied-linguistics/
Meeting Description: The conference aims at bringing together various aspects of research under the umbrella of applied linguistics: a variety of ways, a range of disciplines and sub-disciplines, including sociolinguistics, language policy, discourse analysis, translation and interpretation, language teaching and learning, language testing, corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, pragmatics, etc.

Plenary Speakers:

Joseph Lo Bianco, Professor at Melbourne University
Mark Davies (USA), Professor of Linguistics at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah
Antonella Sorace (UK), Professor of Developmental Linguistics at the Univeraity of Edinburgh
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.936

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