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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: 30-Jul-2004
From: Jo Mirador
Subject: Looking for a Room or a Flat to Share
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Notice: Hi, I'm looking for a room in a house or a flat to share beginning sometime September up till summer 2005 near Long Island New York. I have previously shared housing with British, Spanish, Brazilian and Portuguese nationals. Preferably, I would want a place that's accessible to train stations. Please e-mail details. Cheers, J