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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: Society for Pidgin & Creole Linguistics

Short Title: SPCL
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Start Date: 19-Jun-2013 - 21-Jun-2013
Contact: Eric Russell
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spcl/home
Meeting Description: Joint Conference of the Society for Pidgin & Creole Linguistics (SPCL) and the Asociación de Criollos de Base Léxica Portuguesa y Española (ACBLPE)

The Society for Pidgin & Creole Linguistics, in coordination with the ACBPLE, is pleased to announce its 2013 Summer Conference, hosted by the University of Lisbon, Faculdade de Letras.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.794

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