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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: Birmingham English Language Postgraduate Conference

Short Title: BELP 2014
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Start Date: 07-Mar-2014 - 07-Mar-2014
Contact: Rawan Saaty
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Meeting URL: https://sites.google.com/site/belpcon2014
Meeting Description: We are pleased to announce this one day conference at the University of Birmingham (UK). This year's conference theme is “Researching Language and Linguistics: Bridging Gaps.”

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Professor Svenja Adolphs, University of Nottingham
Professor Susan Hunston, University of Birmingham
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.318

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