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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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Housing needed in Sydney for family 08/07-10/07

Date Submitted: 20-Jun-2007
From: Britta Schneider
Subject: Housing needed in Sydney for family 08/07-10/07
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Institution/Organization: Goethe Uni Frankfurt

Notice: German PhD student (+ boyfriend + baby, 5months old in August), doing field research in Sydney, is looking for accomodation in Sydney from middle of August until the end of October - one room would be enough, we are easy-going and uncomplicated