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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: Japan Association for Language Teaching 40th Annual International Conference

      
Short Title: JALT2014
Location: Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Start Date: 21-Nov-2014 - 24-Nov-2014
Contact: Steve Cornwell
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://jalt.org/conference/jalt2014
Meeting Description: JALT2014: Conversations Across Borders
40th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition

Language learning and language teaching carry us across all sorts of borders: national, cultural, disciplinary, psychological, and of course linguistic. JALT’s 40th national conference will celebrate this phenomenon with its theme, 'Conversations Across Borders'.

Conference Co-chairs:

Peter Hourdequin
Diane Nagatomo
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 24.3540


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