"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
The 4th FLL International Postgraduate Conference: Expanding Research in Languages and Linguistics in Asia aims to provide postgraduate students a platform to share their research works with their local and international peers in the field of languages and linguistics. The conference will be held at the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya on 11-12 April 2013. The participation is open to local and international postgraduate students.