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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: Intercultural Horizons

   
Short Title: IH
Location: Siena, Italy
Start Date: 07-Oct-2013 - 09-Oct-2013
Contact: Eliza Nash
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.ticfie.com/en/
Meeting Description: The International Center for Intercultural Exchange at Siena, along with co-sponsors Sietar Italia, Siena College, the State University of New York at Geneseo, and the International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership invite you to the Intercultural Horizons 2013, the third annual conference dedicated to exchanging ideas, practices and experiences in intercultural competence development.

The theme for 2013 will be ‘Intercultural Competence: Key to the New Multicultural Societies of the Globalized World’ and the conference will take place October 7-9, 2013 in Siena, Italy.

Please consider joining us and our colleagues from around the world to present your experience and/or research on this topic.
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 24.1457


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