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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 Gent

Date Submitted: 25-Sep-2003
From: Esther Pascual
Subject: Housing needed in Gent
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Institution/Organization: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Notice: I got a post-doctoral fellowship to do research in Gent (Flanders) and am looking for a furnished one-person studio or apartment, preferably quiet, at biking distance from the university (Rozier 44), and with a telephone. Duration: 8 months, Nov. '03 to June '04, both included. Budget: up to €600.