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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: 24th Conference of the European Second Language Association

Short Title: EUROSLA 24
Location: York, United Kingdom
Start Date: 03-Sep-2014 - 06-Sep-2014
Contact: Norbert Vanek
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.york.ac.uk/eurosla24
Meeting Description: The Centre for Language Learning Research in the Department of Education,
University of York, is pleased to announce that it will host EUROSLA 24,
the 24th Annual Conference of the European Second Language Association. The
Conference will start in the morning of 4 September 2014 and close at
lunchtime on 6 September 2014.

Preceding the Conference, there will be a doctoral workshop and a Language
Learning roundtable, both on 3 September. The theme of this year's
roundtable is 'Language learning theory and practice: Bridging the gap'.

Plenary Speakers:

Albert Costa, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Leah Roberts, University of York
Natasha Tokowicz, University of Pittsburgh
Sharon Unsworth, Radboud University Nijmegen
Linguistic Subfield: Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 25.792

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