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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: 18th Conference on Conversation and Discourse Analysis

Short Title: AGF2014
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Start Date: 26-Mar-2014 - 28-Mar-2014
Contact: Thomas Spranz-Fogasy
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Meeting URL: http://www.gespraechsforschung.de/tagung/index.html
Meeting Description: Conference theme: Recipient design / Adressatenzuschnitt

This conference is the annual main event for conversation and discourse analysts in German-speaking countries. This year it aims at highlighting verbal and multimodal practices as well as dimensions and tasks of recipient design. Further relevant issues include recipient design in multiparty interaction and the relation of recipient design to other concepts of interaction analysis.

Keynote Speakers:

Ruth Ayass
Kerstin Fischer
Lorenza Mondada
Reinhold Schmitt
Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis
LL Issue: 25.304

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