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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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Jeff Ross



Date Submitted: 10-Nov-2006
From: Natalie Hunt
Subject: Jeff Ross
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Notice: hi, my name is natalie hunt. i'm trying to contact jeff ross.
i met him at a linguistics conference at auckland university approx.
18years ago when he was a lecturer at victoria university. don't worry,
i am neither a stalker or a 'long-lost love child', just an old
acquaintance who would like to catch up.

kind regards,
natalie