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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: Society for Language Development Symposium
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Start Date: 31-Oct-2013 - 31-Oct-2013
Contact: Anna Papafragou
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/sld/symposium.htm
Meeting Description: Topic: 'Mechanisms of word learning'
Date/time: Thursday, October 31st, 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Location: George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Ave., Boston University
Registration: To register for the symposium, as well as the BU Conference on Language Development, go to http://www.bu.edu/bucld/conference-info/registration/

Invited Speakers:
Luca Bonatti, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Michael Frank, Stanford University
John Trueswell, University of Pennsylvania

A reception will follow the talks.
Linguistic Subfield: Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 24.4229

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