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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: Japan Association for Language Teaching 39th Annual International Conference

Short Title: JALT2013
Location: Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Start Date: 25-Oct-2013 - 28-Oct-2013
Contact: Steve Cornwell
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://jalt.org/conference
Meeting Description: 39th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition

Conference Theme: Learning is a Lifelong Voyage

Message from the Conference Chairs: We start to learn even before we are born and continue learning throughout our lives. It’s an important part of the life voyage of each human being. Every one of us has learning stories - our own stories as well as the ones we contribute to as friends, partners, parents, and teachers. What are your learning stories? What are your learning memories? Bring them to Kobe in 2013 and share them with your colleagues. JALT2013 promises to be a captivating port on your lifetime learning voyage.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 24.156

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