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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: Berkeley Linguistics Society, 39th Annual Meeting

Short Title: BLS 39
Location: Berkeley, CA, USA
Start Date: 16-Feb-2013 - 17-Feb-2013
Contact: Matthew Goss
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Meeting URL: http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/bls/index.html
Meeting Description: The 39th Annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, to be held on February 16-17, 2013, comprises a Special Session on Space and Directionality in Language, two distinct Parasessions (Languages of Southeast Asia, Human Prehistory through Linguistics), and a General Session.

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Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.4084

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