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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: Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference

Short Title: GLAC-20
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Start Date: 02-May-2014 - 03-May-2014
Contact: John Sundquist
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Meeting URL: http://www.conf.purdue.edu/landing_pages/glac20/
Meeting Description: The Twentieth Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference (GLAC-20) will take place May 2-3, 2014 at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. There will also be a workshop on second and third language acquisition of vocabulary held concurrently with the general conference sessions.

Invited Speakers:

Rex Sprouse (Indiana University)
Caroline Heycock (University of Edinburgh)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language Family: Germanic
LL Issue: 25.460

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
GLAC-20 Workshop on L2 & L3 Acquisition of Vocabulary in the Germanic Languages

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