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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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Date Submitted: 09-May-2008
From: Mário Martins
Subject: Mate
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Institution/Organization: University of Lisbon

Notice: I'm looking for a mate who wants to share a double room during the 20th European Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference, in Helsinki. Me and the mate will decide what is the best place to stay and the best price. So, if you are going to Helsinki, please contact me.