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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: Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium of Language Research

Short Title: WISSLR
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Start Date: 14-Mar-2014 - 15-Mar-2014
Contact: Monica McMillan
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Meeting URL: http://uwo.ca/linguistics/
Meeting Description: This is a student-centred conference. We welcome presentations on any language-related research and our goal is to provide an interdisciplinary conference where students can receive feedback from fellow students and professors.

Plenary Speaker:

Dr. David Heap, Professor of Linguistics, Department of French Studies, University of Western Ontario
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.5333

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