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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: 03-May-2005
From: Cesare Giraldo
Subject: seeking contacts
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Notice: I would appreciate getting the emails of the following linguists, my friends at the UN/NYC in the 70's.

Georges Schmidt, Julius Balbin, Hilda Grant, Eugenio Chang Rodriguez

Thanks indeed. Cesare Giraldo, Director
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