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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: Global Dimensions of English Language Learning and Use

Location: West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Start Date: 05-Apr-2014 - 05-Apr-2014
Contact: Kamal Belmihoub
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~eslgo/
Meeting Description: The Purdue University Graduate Student Symposium on Second Language Studies & English as a Second Language is a growing forum for research focusing on various aspects and issues of SLS and ESL. The symposium is designed to give graduate students a chance to present their research in a professional setting.

Keynote speaker: Cecil Nelson, Indiana State University
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 25.416

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