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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: American Dialect Society, Midwest Region

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Start Date: 08-Nov-2012 - 11-Nov-2012
Contact: Erica Benson
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.luc.edu/mmla/index.html
Meeting Description: The Midwest Region meeting of the American Dialect Society (ADS) will be held jointly with the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA).

Topic: Social Factors in Language Variation and Language Attitudes
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 23.434

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