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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: Communicating Health Symposium @ Melbourne2012

Short Title: CHS2012
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Start Date: 04-Dec-2012 - 05-Dec-2012
Contact: Catriona Fraser
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://medicine.unimelb.edu.au/news_articles/communicating_health_symposium_2012
Meeting Description: The Communicating Health Symposium 2012 @ Melbourne aims to bring together healthcare and health communication researchers, healthcare professionals, educators and students from various disciplinary backgrounds and practice settings.


Professor Peter Schulz
University of Lugano, Switzerland

Professor Diana Slade
University of Technology, Sydney & Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 23.2526

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