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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: Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language

Location: Lubbock, TX, USA
Start Date: 21-Feb-2014 - 22-Feb-2014
Contact: Diego Pascual y Cabo
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: The Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures at Texas Tech University will be hosting its inaugural Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language to be held on February 21-22, 2014.

We are proud to announce the participation of the following Plenary Speakers:

Dr. Marta Fairclough, University of Houston
Dr. Kim Potowski, University of Illinois at Chicago

For more information, contact the organizing committee at cmll.spanish.heritage@ttu.edu
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Subject Language: Spanish
LL Issue: 24.4709

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