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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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Temporary accomodation in Bochum needed

Date Submitted: 19-Jul-2005
From: Donka Torov
Subject: Temporary accomodation in Bochum needed
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Institution/Organization: University of Belgrade

Notice: Two undergraduate students from Belgrade, Serbia, need temprorary accomodation in Bochum during the Bochum fall school (18-30 of September). We are forced to look for the cheapest accomodation possible, due to the poor economical standard of our country.