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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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A Room for Rent in Toronto (Canada)

Date Submitted: 09-Jan-2005
From: Val Bell
Subject: A Room for Rent in Toronto (Canada)
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Institution/Organization: Institute of Applied Psychology

Notice: A furnished room with a double size bed with a separate bathroom on the second floor of a private non-smoking house is available for a short-term stay. Walking distance to subway, and 14 minutes to downtown. Quiet and safe area. Friendly hosts connected to academia. Only $39CDN (25Euro / $33USD) a day for one person (plus 50% for a second one). Breakfast included, dinner/cooking TBD. Internet available.