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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: DUT International Language Symposium 2014

Location: Durban, South Africa
Start Date: 05-Mar-2014 - 07-Mar-2014
Contact: Sibusiso Dlamini
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Meeting Description: The Durban University of Technology will be hosting an International Language Symposium from 5-7 march 2014, under the theme: Developing Africa through a Harvest and Reinvestment of Multilingualism.
Linguistic Subfield: Discipline of Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Translation
LL Issue: 24.4130

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