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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: Australian Linguistic Society

Short Title: ALS2012
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Start Date: 05-Dec-2012 - 07-Dec-2012
Contact: John Henderson
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: https://bookings.arts.uwa.edu.au/ocs/index.php/linguistics/linguistics2012
Meeting Description: The 43rd annual conference of the Australian Linguistic Society will be held at the University of Western Australia in Perth from Wednesday 5 to Friday 7 December 2012. Specialist tutorials/masterclasses will be run on Tuesday 4 December preceding the main conference.

Conference website: https://bookings.arts.uwa.edu.au/ocs/index.php/linguistics/linguistics2012
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.1755

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Community-based Language Work/Research
English in Australia: Variation and Change in Diverse Linguistic Communities
Kinship and Social Categories in Small-scale Societies

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