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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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Conference Information



Full Title: Boston University Conference on Language Development

      
Short Title: BUCLD
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Start Date: 07-Nov-2014 - 09-Nov-2014
Contact: Elizabeth Grillo
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.bu.edu/bucld
Meeting Description: 39th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
November 7-9, 2014

Keynote Speaker:

Richard Aslin, University of Rochester
“From sounds to words to grammatical categories: The role of distributional learning”

Plenary Speaker:

Katherine Demuth, Macquarie University
“Prosodic effects on the emergence of grammatical morphemes: Evidence from perception and production”

General conference information is available at: http://www.bu.edu/bucld.

Boston University Conference on Language Development
96 Cummington Street, Room 244
Boston, MA 02215
U.S.A.
Telephone: (617) 353-3085
Linguistic Subfield: Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics
LL Issue: 25.1056


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