"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
This conference is aimed at linguists, speech therapists, counselors, psychologists, teachers, and all those interested in broadly understood communication. The subjects of discussion at the conference include various barriers to communication, both in direct and indirect, formal and informal communication, as well as in the public discourse.