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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: 14th International Symposium on Processability Approaches to Language Acquisition

Short Title: PALA
Location: Paderborn, Germany
Start Date: 22-Sep-2014 - 23-Sep-2014
Contact: Katharina Hagenfeld
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.upb.de/pala2014
Meeting Description: PALA 2014 will cover a wide range of topics relating to current research on Processability Theory and Second Language Acquisition including theoretical, empirical and applied issues.

Keynote speakers:

Anke Lenzing, University of Paderborn, Germany
Satomi Kawaguchi, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories; Psycholinguistics
LL Issue: 25.444

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