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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: Language Learning Strategies: Challenges for the Future

Location: Konin, Poland
Start Date: 04-Jun-2014 - 05-Jun-2014
Contact: Karolina Rakowicz
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: https://sites.google.com/site/learningstrategies2014/
Meeting Description: The conference will be devoted to the role of language learning strategies in second and foreign language learning. It will be organized by the Department of English Studies, Faculty of Pedagogy and Fine Arts, Adam Mickiewicz University, Kalisz, Poland and the Institute of Modern Languages, State School of Higher Professional Education, Konin, Poland.

Plenary Speakers:

The following scholars have agreed to participate in the conference and deliver plenary talks:

Carol Griffiths (Fatih University, Istanbul)
Rebecca Oxford (University of Maryland)
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 25.211

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