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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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Room/ Space for LSA Needed

Date Submitted: 27-Jun-2005
From: Ananda Lima
Subject: Room/ Space for LSA Needed
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Institution/Organization: UCLA

Notice: I am looking for a room or even space on the floor/ couch to stay somewhere in Boston/ Cambridge (a T - ride away from MIT) for any time during LSA, but specially during the next week (from Friday of Week 1 until of week 2 Thursday)... if you would like a (nice-friendly) extra person to share the rent, please contact me. Many thanks!