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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: 2014 Conference on Education and Human Development in Asia

Short Title: COHDA 2014
Location: Hiroshima, Japan
Start Date: 02-Mar-2014 - 04-Mar-2014
Contact: John Carmelo
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Meeting URL: http://www.presdafoundation.org/human-development-asia-conference/scientificprogram
Meeting Description: The conference theme of Change, Continuity and Diversity: Perspectives on Sustainability for Asia seeks to explore such issues and their links to the notion of sustainability through the combined and holistic lenses of an interdisciplinary approach.

Join in Hiroshima, the City of Peace, for this special conference held from March 2-4, 2014 at the KKR Hiroshima Hotel.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.4348

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