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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: 1st Symposium on Sign Language Acquisition

Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Start Date: 21-Mar-2013 - 23-Mar-2013
Contact: Ana Mineiro
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Meeting URL: http://www.ics.lisboa.ucp.pt/site/custom/template/ucptpl_fac.asp?SSPAGEID=934&lang=1&artigoID=365
Meeting Description: 1st International Symposium on Sign Language Acquisition

The main goal of this conference is to spread robust knowledge on language acquisition, mainly on sign language acquisition. Topics surrounding monolingual and bimodal acquisition, sign language acquisition as L2 and developmental sign language disorders will be approached as well as the interface between language acquisition and neuroscience.
Linguistic Subfield: Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 23.3275

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