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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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Looking for a missing friend

Date Submitted: 28-Aug-2006
From: Earnest .
Subject: Looking for a missing friend
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Notice: Dear Sir,

I have lost contact with my friend his name is Rudolf Gaudio, English instructor, I haven't seen him for ages, since 1988, and I really missed him very much, so I would be grateful if you could locate him or simply give me just any inforamtion about him.He speaks African languages, and travelled extensively overseas(Nigeria,Sudan.....etc

Thank you