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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: Segundas Jornadas de Lenguas en Contacto

Location: Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico
Start Date: 30-May-2013 - 01-Jun-2013
Contact: Karina Verdín
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Las Segundas Jornadas de Lenguas en Contacto tienen como propósito ofrecer un espacio para la presentación y discusión de trabajos de investigación y experiencias que ayuden a entender el escenario de las lenguas indígenas y extranjeras en situaciones de contacto, con el fin de reconocer y valorar la diversidad cultural, social y lingüística en la sociedad en su conjunto.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 24.1619

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