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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: Modern Language Association: L2 Sociolinguistics from the Classroom to the Community

Short Title: MLA
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Start Date: 03-Jan-2013 - 06-Jan-2013
Contact: Francisco Salgado-Robles
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Meeting URL: http://www.mla.org/convention
Meeting Description: The 128th MLA Annual Convention will begin on Thursday, 3 January, and end on Sunday, 6 January 2013.This panel will discuss research that addresses the intersection between second language acquisition and sociolinguistics.
Linguistic Subfield: Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 23.980

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