"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
The North West Applied Linguistics MA Conference at Manchester Metropolitan University is organised by students, for students: a chance for budding linguists to present their work! The first ever NWAL Conference aims to provide current MA students with an opportunity to present their research in the area of Applied Linguistics.