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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: 10th Annual Conference of the BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG

Short Title: BAAL LLT SIG
Location: University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Start Date: 03-Jul-2014 - 04-Jul-2014
Contact: Louise Williams
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.baal.org.uk/sig_learn_teach.html
Meeting Description: Recognizing complexity in language learning and teaching
Hosted by the School of Education, University of Leeds

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Professor Adrian Holliday, Canterbury Christ Church University
Dr Sarah Mercer, Karl-Franzen University Graz, Austria
Professor Pauline Foster, St Mary’s University College Twickenham


Conference registration will open in the spring of 2014. Conference fees (subject to confirmation at opening of registration) are likely to be:

BAAL members: £135.00
Non-BAAL members: £155.00
Student/unwaged: £110.00
Conference dinner: £35.00

Bed & breakfast accommodation at less than £40/night will be available on campus.

For Sporting Linguists:

Stay till the Saturday to watch Le Grand Départ from Leeds city centre as the Tour de France comes to Yorkshire!

General enquiries should be addressed to Martin Lamb m.v.lamb@education.leeds.ac.uk, Richard Badger r.g.badger@education.leeds.ac.uk, or James Simpson j.e.b.simpson@education.leeds.ac.uk.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.843

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