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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: International Association of Applied Linguistics
Short Title: AILA 2014
Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Start Date: 10-Aug-2014 - 15-Aug-2014
Contact: Andrea O'Sullivan
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Meeting URL: http://www.aila2014.com
Meeting Description: 17th World Congress of the International Association of Applied Linguistics

Our theme 'One World, Many Languages' highlights the importance of the richness of linguistic diversity and recognises the role that applied linguists have in shaping the ways in which the world responds to this richness.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.1545

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
ReN Symposium

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