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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 available in Vancouver - May-August 2004

Date Submitted: 13-Jan-2004
From: Maite Taboada
Subject: Housing available in Vancouver - May-August 2004
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Institution/Organization: Simon Fraser University

Notice: Two-bedroom furnished apartment available in Vancouver's West End. Large, close to amenities, beach, Stanley Park. Available approximately beginning of May to mid-August, 2004. Asking rent CDN $1,500 (aprox. US $1,200, aprox. Euro 975).