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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 Bologna, 7/25-7/31

Date Submitted: 08-Jul-2008
From: Michael Erard
Subject: Housing Needed in Bologna, 7/25-7/31
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Notice: I need housing with a friendly linguist (student or professor) in Bologna while I spend a week doing research. Payment negotiable. Ideally you live close to the center of the city.