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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: International Symposium on Bilingualism
         
Short Title: ISB
Location: New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Start Date: 20-May-2015 - 24-May-2015
Contact: Jose Camacho
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://isb10.rutgers.edu
Meeting Description: The 'International Symposium on Bilingualism' is the main international venue for researchers interested in cognitive, linguistic, educational and sociolinguistic aspects of multilingualism. It began in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1997, it has been held in Europe, Asia and the United States. The 10th meeting will take place at Rutgers University, New Jersey.

Invited speakers:

Helen Kelly Holmes (Univeristy of Limerick)
Juana M. Liceras (University of Ottawa)
Luis Enrique López (Programa de Apoyo a la Calidad Educativa, Guatemala)
Jeff MacSwan (University of Maryland)
Lee Osterhout (University of Washington)
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 25.633


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