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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 New York City

Date Submitted: 21-Aug-2011
From: Daniela Veronesi
Subject: Housing Needed in New York City
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Institution/Organization: Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Notice: I will be visiting Columbia University in NYC from early October 2011 to early January 2012 and am looking for a sublet (room in shared apt. or small studio) for that period, possibly in Manhattan or Brooklyn. A shorter period could also do.